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New article in Crystals!

Many congratulations to Larry and the team for the latest article "Measuring the Anisotropy in Interfacial Tension of Nematic Liquid Crystals" published in Crystals.



New publication!

Many congratulations to the team for the recently published article "Linking physical objects to their digital twins via fiducial markers designed for invisibility to humans" in Multifunctional Materials.


Congratulations to Anjali!

Congratulations to Anjali who recently defended her Ph.D thesis on "Liquid Crystal Shells: from Physics Mysteries, via Chemistry Challenges, to Biosensing Opportunities”.


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New article on LCE shells!

Many congratulations to Anjali, Andy, and Jan for the recent article "Liquid crystal elastomer shells with topological defect-defined actuation: Complex shape morphing, opening/closing, and unidirectional rotation" published in the Journal of Applied Physics. We are also happy to share that this article is Editor's pick. Article is open access.



Popular Science Summary

Check here popular Science Summary of our recently published article "Encoding Hidden Information onto Surfaces Using Polymerized Cholesteric Spherical Reflectors".


Welcome Najiya!

Welcome our new PhD candidate Najiya to the ESMP. Najiya will be working on "Physics meet Biology " scheme, specifically on research in liquid crystal elastomers for artificial vasculature for sustaining organoid growth.


Manos on the podcast called ''All Things Photonics'

A very simple and informative explanation of colours. Listen Manos Anyfas talking about the recent paper in a podcast called ''All Things Photonics’'. Manos’s part starts from 36:45.
Here is the original article:
Responsive Photonic Liquid Marbles


Catherine's Image got selected for FNR Science Image Competition

Catherine's images are being displayed by FNR at Place Auguste Laurent, Limpertsberg. Discover the beautiful science of Luxembourg at the FNR Science Image expo! Place Auguste Laurent, Limpertsberg.


ESMP in letzscience

Anjali's image got featured for FNR campaign "letzscience", raising awareness of Luxembourg research by blending science images with Augmented Reality (AR). Each image features a story with an example of Luxembourg research connected to the image. Access the full story here:

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Congratulations Camila!

Many congratulations to Camila and Jan for recent article " Interrogating helical nanorod self-assembly with fractionated cellulose nanocrystal suspensions" published in Communications Materials. Article is open access.