Accession Number : ADA257053


Title :   Ferroelectrics Volume 122 Numbers 1-4 1991. Proceedings of the International Conference on Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals (3rd) Held in Boulder, Colorado on 23-28 June, 1991, Part 2


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jun 1991-31 May 1992


Corporate Author : COLORADO UNIV AT BOULDER


Personal Author(s) : Clark, Noel A ; Walba, David M ; Handschy, Mark A ; Moddel, Garret


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a257053.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 354


Abstract : The present volumes form the proceedings of the Third International Conference on Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals, held in Boulder, Colorado, USA June 23-28, 1991. These volumes continue the publication of this conference series, the proceedings of the first conference (1987) held at Bordeaux/Arcachon appearing in Volumes 84 and 85, and the proceedings of the second conference (1989) held at Goteborg appearing in Volumes 113 and 114. As for the two preceding conferences, FLC-91 provided a broad forum for the exchange of information on FLCs, with most of the groups working in the field well represented. Exciting developments were reported in all FLC areas. The worldwide effort at developing new FLC materials continues apace, with the report of an FLC material possessing a spontaneous polarization nearly equal to the sum of all transverse molecular dipoles, and new thrusts in polymer FLCs and FLCs for electronic nonlinear optical applications. The conference saw many new developments in FLC basic and device physics, including the use of dielectric spectroscopy copy as a tool for studying the molecular origins of the polarization in FLCs. Particularly exciting were the FLC device developments with the emergence of sophisticated FLC devices for opto-electronic computing, display, and other light control applications, including a demonstration of a flexible polymer FLC display! Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals, Liquid Crystals, Conference.


Descriptors :   *LIQUID CRYSTALS , *FERROELECTRIC CRYSTALS , CONTROL , ELECTRONICS , OPTICAL EQUIPMENT , OPTICS , VOLUME , POLARIZATION , SYMPOSIA , ELECTROOPTICS , SPECTROSCOPY , DEMONSTRATIONS , TOOLS , LIQUIDS , MATERIALS , POLYMERS , DIELECTRICS , LIGHT , CRYSTALS , TRANSVERSE , SURFACES , PHYSICS , DIPOLES , INTERNATIONAL , EXCHANGE , COLORADO


Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
      Polymer Chemistry
      Crystallography


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE