Recent Publications


Selected, recent publications       

“Two-dimensional snapshot measurement of surface variation of anchoring in liquid crystal cells”, E. Perivolari, G. D’Alessandro, V. Apostolopoulos, N. Brouckaert, T. Heiser, M. Kaczmarek, Liquid Crystals(2021); DOI: 10.1080/02678292.2021.1928309
“Discriminating Between Coherent and Incoherent Light with Planar Metamaterials", T. Frank, O. Buchnev, T. Cookson, M. Kaczmarek, P. Lagoudakis, V. Fedotov, Nano Lett.  19, 6869 (2019).
"Self-induced liquid crystal q-plate by photoelectric interface activation”, N. Kravets, N. Podoliak, M. Kaczmarek, E. Brasselet,  Appl. Phys. Lett. 114, 061101 (2019) (feature article and cover of APL)

"Multiscale models of metallic nanoparticles in nematic liquid crystals", T.P. Bennet, G. D’Alessandro and K.R. Daly, , SIAM J. Appl. Math. 78(2), 1228-1255 (2018)

“Intrinsic and photo-induced properties of high refractive index azobenzene based thin films", E. Mavrona, S. Mailis, N. Podoliak, G. D’Alessandro, N. Tabiryan, M. Trapatseli, J.-F. Blach, M. Kaczmarek, and V. Apostolopoulos,  Opt. Mater. Express 8 (2), 420-430 (2018)

"Liquid crystal-filled meta-pixel with switchable asymmetric reflectance and transmittance", O. Buchnev, N. Podoliak, and V. A. Fedotov, , J. Mol. Liq. 0167-7322 (2017)

"Optically controlled bistable waveplates", E. Perivolari, J.R. Gill, N. Podoliak, V. Apostolopoulos, T.J. Sluckin, G. D’Alessandro and M. Kaczmarek, , J. Mol. Liq. (2017)

"Wide area mapping of liquid crystal devices with passive and active command layer", T.P. Bennett, M.B. Proctor, J.J. Forster, E. Perivolari, N. Podoliak, M. Sugden, R. Kirke, T. Regrettier, T. Heiser, M. Kaczmarek and G. D’Alessandro, , Appl. Optics 56, 9050-9056 (2017)

"Twist-bend nematics and beyond, Liquid Crystals", G. D’Alessandro, G.R. Luckhurst and T.J. Sluckin,  44,1-3 (2017)

"Lifting degeneracy in nematic liquid crystal viscosities with a single optical measurement", T.P. Bennett, M.B. Proctor, M. Kaczmarek and G. D’Alessandro, , J. Colloid Interface Sci. 497, 201-206 (2017)

"Controlling stiction in nano-electro-mechanical systems using liquid crystals", O. Buchnev, N. Podoliak, T. Frank, M. Kaczmarek, L. Jiang, and V. A. Fedotov, , ACS Nano 10, 11519–11524 (2016)

"Thermal optical non-linearity of nematic mesophase enhanced by gold nanoparticles – an experimental and numerical investigation", O. Kurochkin, Y.K. Murugesan, T.P. Bennett, G. D’Alessandro, Y. Reznikov, G.H. Mehl, B.J. Tang and M. Kaczmarek, , Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 11503-11512 (2016)