ICAMS / Interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Materials Simulation


ICAMS Seminar by R. Ejtehadi


Dr. Reza Ejtehadi
Department of Physics,
Sharif Technical University,
Tehran, Iran.

Spherical Colloidal Particles with Planar Anchoring in Nematic Media

Abstract: The behavior of colloidal particles in anisotropic fluids with long-range orientational ordering, such as nematic liquid crystals, has attracted a great attention in soft condensed matter physics. The orientation order parameter of the fluid is distorted from its uniform orientation in the bulk due to anchoring to the surface of the colloidal particles. Defect structure and the interaction between two spherical colloidal particles with degenerate planar anchoring in a nematic media are discussed.

The seminar takes place on Thursday, November 25, 4:30 p.m. in the ICAMS seminar room UHW 11/1102, Stiepeler Straße 129, 44801 Bochum.

For more information please contact Steffen Brinckmann, steffen.brinckmann@rub.de

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