Buchaiah Gollapelli, featured ILCS liquid crystal artist, December 2019

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My name is Buchaiah Gollapelli. Now I'm a PhD Scholar working under the guidance of Dr.V.Jayalakshmi in the department of Physics at National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India. The main focus of my research is on production of Nematic and Cholesteric emulsions and  to implement them in the sensor application.

My email is buchaiahg@gmail.com
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Polarizing microscope image of a Cholesteric liquid crystal shell of 5 microns pitch with planar boundary conditions under crossed polarizers which was produced by capillary microfluidic device.
Jury comment: This picture artistically represents the beauty of the structure of a cholesteric liquid crystal shell with planar boundary conditions.