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Researchers Grow Liquid Crystal 'Flowers' That Can Be Used As Lenses
2013-12-22 17:45:14

A team of material scientists, chemical engineers and physicists from the University of Pennsylvania has made another advance in their effort to use liquid crystals as a medium for assembling structures.

New Level Of Control Over Liquid Crystals Shown By Penn Researchers
2013-01-07 13:50:26

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania has shown a new way to direct the assembly of liquid crystals, generating small features that spontaneously arrange in arrays based on much larger templates.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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