Topics ILCC 2024

  1. Design, Synthesis and Characterization
    1. Organic and hybrid organic materials
    2. Ionic liquid crystals
    3. Nanostructured systems
    4. Electronic molecular materials
    5. Hydrogen-bonded systems
    6. Photosensitive liquid crystals
    7. Uniaxial and biaxial nematic liquid crystals

  2. Macromolecular Liquid Crystals
    1. Polymers, elastomers and gels
    2. Photosensitive liquid crystals
    3. Nanostructured systems and nanocomposites
    4. Supramolecules
    5. Biological and bio-inspired liquid crystals
    6. Phase, structure and ordering

  3. Ferroelectric materials
    1. Symmetry, chirality, polarity
    2. Ferroelectric nematic materials
    3. Chiral mesophases and spin selectivity
    4. Dielectric, ferroelectric and flexoelectric properties
    5. Chiral phonons
    6. Bent-core molecules

  4. Novel Applications
    1. Functional materials for devices
    2. Displays, devices, optics and photonics
    3. Actuators and haptic devices
    4. Augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR)
    5. Functional plasmonic nanostructures
    6. Ferromagnetic liquid crystals
    7. Conductive liquid crystals
    8. Liquid crystal lasers and nonlinear optical devices

  5. Liquid Crystals in Biology, Circular Economy, Sustainability
    1. Smart textiles, energy and environmental issues, sustainability, etc
    2. Self-assembly in nature, colloids and chromonics
    3. Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases (F-GHGs) in LCD paFnel manufacturing
    4. Persistent, bioaccumulative and disposable Liquid Crystal Monomers (LCMs) into the environment
    5. Biological sensors – Organic electrochemical transistors, etc
    6. Lyotropic system and instrumentation

  6. Mathematical Modeling, Symmetry and Topolgy
    1. Theory, simulation, and modeling
    2. Phases, structure, and ordering
    3. Frustrated phases and complex systems
    4. Dynamics and pattern formation
    5. Surfaces, confined systems, and alignment control
    6. Artificial Intelligence applied in liquid crystal science.

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