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Liquid crystals beyond displays : chemistry, physics, and applications

Author: Quan Li
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, [2012]
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"The responsive nature and diversity of liquid crystals provide tremendous opportunities as well as challenges for insights in fundamental science, and opens the door to various applications. Most modern electronic displays are liquid crystal-based, but R & D is moving rapidly beyond into such areas as electro-optic devices, energy, molecular motors, tunable lasers, and biosensors. This unique reference guides
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Liquid crystals beyond displays.
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, [2012]
(DLC) 2011052325
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Quan Li
ISBN: 9781118259535 111825953X 9781118259498 1118259491 9781118259931 1118259939 9781118259993 1118259998 9781118026090 1118026098 9781280676833 1280676833
OCLC Number: 775591919
Notes: Machine generated contents note: Preface Contributors Chapter 1. Liquid Crystal Lasers Hideo Takezoe Chapter 2. Self-organized Semiconducting Discotic Liquid Crystals for Optoelectronic Applications Chenming Xue and Quan Li Chapter 3. Magnetic Liquid Crystals Rui Tamura, Yoshiaki Uchida, and Katsuaki Suzuki Chapter 4 Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals for Nonlinear Optical Applications Yongqiang Zhang and Jesús Etxebarria Chapter 5. Photo-Stimulated Phase Transformations in Liquid Crystals and Their Non-display Applications C.V. Yelamaggad, S. Krishna Prasad and Quan Li Chapter 6. Light-driven Chiral Molecular Switches or Motors in Liquid Crystal Media Yan Wang and Quan Li Chapter 7. Liquid Crystal Functionalized Nano- and Microfibers Produced by Electrospinning Jan Lagerwall Chapter 8. Functional Liquid Crystalline Block Copolymers: Order Meets Self-Assembled Nanostructures Xia Tong and Yue Zhao Chapter 9. Semiconducting Applications of Polymerisable Liquid Crystals Mary O'Neill and Stephen M. Kelly Chapter 10. Carbon Nanotubes in Liquid Crystals and Carbon Nanotube Based Liquid Crystals Giusy Scalia Chapter 11. Liquid Crystals in Metamaterials Augustine M. Urbas and Dean P. Brown Chapter 12. Ferroelectric Colloids in Liquid Crystals Yuriy Reznikov Chapter 13. Fact or Fiction: Cybotactic Groups in the Nematic Phase of Bent Core Mesogens Bharat R. Achirya and Satyendra Kumar Chapter 14. Lyotropic Chromonic Liquid Crystals: Emerging Applications Heung-Shik Park and Oleg D. Lavrentovich Chapter 15. Liquid Crystal-Based Chemical Sensors Jacob T. Hunter and Nicholas L. Abbott Chapter 16. Liquid Crystals for Switchable Windows Deng-Ke Yang Chapter 17. Liquid Crystals for Nanophotonics Timothy D. Wilkinson and R. Rajesekharan Index.
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Contents: Machine generated contents note: Preface Contributors Chapter 1. Liquid Crystal Lasers Hideo Takezoe Chapter 2. Self-organized Semiconducting Discotic Liquid Crystals for Optoelectronic Applications Chenming Xue and Quan Li Chapter 3. Magnetic Liquid Crystals Rui Tamura, Yoshiaki Uchida, and Katsuaki Suzuki Chapter 4 Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals for Nonlinear Optical Applications Yongqiang Zhang and Jesús Etxebarria Chapter 5. Photo-Stimulated Phase Transformations in Liquid Crystals and Their Non-display Applications C.V. Yelamaggad, S. Krishna Prasad and Quan Li Chapter 6. Light-driven Chiral Molecular Switches or Motors in Liquid Crystal Media Yan Wang and Quan Li Chapter 7. Liquid Crystal Functionalized Nano- and Microfibers Produced by Electrospinning Jan Lagerwall Chapter 8. Functional Liquid Crystalline Block Copolymers: Order Meets Self-Assembled Nanostructures Xia Tong and Yue Zhao Chapter 9. Semiconducting Applications of Polymerisable Liquid Crystals Mary O'Neill and Stephen M. Kelly Chapter 10. Carbon Nanotubes in Liquid Crystals and Carbon Nanotube Based Liquid Crystals Giusy Scalia Chapter 11. Liquid Crystals in Metamaterials Augustine M. Urbas and Dean P. Brown Chapter 12. Ferroelectric Colloids in Liquid Crystals Yuriy Reznikov Chapter 13. Fact or Fiction: Cybotactic Groups in the Nematic Phase of Bent Core Mesogens Bharat R. Achirya and Satyendra Kumar Chapter 14. Lyotropic Chromonic Liquid Crystals: Emerging Applications Heung-Shik Park and Oleg D. Lavrentovich Chapter 15. Liquid Crystal-Based Chemical Sensors Jacob T. Hunter and Nicholas L. Abbott Chapter 16. Liquid Crystals for Switchable Windows Deng-Ke Yang Chapter 17. Liquid Crystals for Nanophotonics Timothy D. Wilkinson and R. Rajesekharan Index.
Responsibility: edited by Quan Li, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent, OH.

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The chemistry, physics, and applications of liquid crystals beyond LCDs Liquid Crystals (LCs) combine order and mobility on a molecular and supramolecular level. But while these remarkable states  Read more...

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