Venue: Kent Student Center, 3rd Floor, Room 310 ABC - see maps
This workshop brings researchers from two fields together that explore the unique optical activity (chirality) of either metal and semiconductor nanomaterials or soft condensed matter such as liquid crystals. Research at the interface between liquid crystal and nanomaterials is considered one of the new frontiers and has produced new chemistry, physics, devices as well as prototypes for meta materials. Significant new effects and transformative research is expected if this interface includes chirality. Together with leaders in the respective fields this workshop will explore current and future synergies of chirality at the nanoscale.
This symposium is part of the Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Liquid Crystal Intitute at Kent State University (1965 - 2015).