Vance Williams, featured ILCC liquid crystal artist, October 2015
Web page: http://sfuwilliamsgroup.weebly.com
Further details of his research can be found at:
• E. Voisin, E. J. Foster, M. Rakotomalala, V. E. Williams, Chem. Mater. (2009), 21, 3251.
• C. Lavigueur, E. J. Foster, V. E. Williams, J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2008) 130, 11791.
• E. J. Foster, R. B. Jones, C. Lavigueur, V. E. Williams, J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2006) 128, 8569.
Smectic F liquid crystal upon cooling from the isotropic phase. The sample was viewed with a 10x objective using an Olympus BX50 polarizing optical microscope equipped with a Linkam LT5350 heating stage and photographed using a Nikon D90 DSLR. Picture width 1mm.