ILCC 2020 in Portugal

The International Liquid Crystal Society is pleased to announce that Portugal was selected to host the 28th International Liquid Crystal Conference (ILCC), which will be held in Lisbon in 2020.

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Member Obituary: Professor Yuriy Reznikov

It is with great sadness that the international liquid crystal community learned of the untimely passing of Professor Yuriy Reznikov on Oct. 8, 2016. We have lost a distinguished member, colleague, mentor, and friend.

Obituary of Yuriy Reznikov

March 2017 Liquid Crystal Picture

Image of turbulent flows of a Smectic-A phase by Hsin-Ling Liang has been selected as the March 2017 ILCS liquid crystal picture.

Video about the UNIQUE project

Here is a popular information video about the UNIQUE project, an interdisciplinary collaboration between the ESMP group led by prof. Jan Lagerwall and the group of Dr. Gabriele Lenzini at SnT. The project aims at developing a new type of security token based on liquid crystal shells, which can be used to authenticate persons or valuable objects.

New Research Group in India: Soft Matter Research Group

Soft Matter Research Group at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati joins to affiliated ILCS research groups.

New Research Group in India: Laboratory of Smart Materials and Supramolecular Chemistry

New research group website in India:

Chinese Liquid Crystal Society

I am pleased to inform you that the Chinese Liquid Crystal Society (Director, Prof. Li Xuan) has formally become an Affiliate Society Member of the ILCS. Today, China is one of the major contributors to the advancement of science and technology of liquid crystals. It has been much anticipated that CLCS joins the ILCS. This is the culmination of long efforts by the past presidents and leadership of the society. I would like to express my gratitude for their foresight and resilient endeavor.

Please join me to welcome CLCS as our new Society Member.

Hiroshi YOKOYAMA, Ph.D.
President, International Liquid Crystal Society (ILCS)

Facebook Page

Good news! International Liquid Crystal Society now has a Facebook Page, which you can visit by clicking here.

February 2017 Liquid Crystal Picture

In February 2017 Golam Mohiuddin was selected as the artist of the month.

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New Event: Joint Conference of the German & British Liquid Crystal Societies

New event:
Joint Conference of the German & British Liquid Crystal Societies, 3-5.04.2017, Würzburg, Germany