Japanese - German satellite meeting of ILCC 2012 within the core-to-core program

Saturday, August 25, 2012
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz

Staudinger Lecture Hall

9:00 - 9:30

Takeaki Araki,

Department of Physics, Kyoto University

"A Ginzburg-Landau mean-field model describing phase transitions in liquid crystals: Isotropic-nematic-
smectic A-smectic C"

9:30 - 10:00

Helmut R. Brand

Theoretical Physics, University Bayreuth

"Recent development for the Lehmann effects in cholesteric and chiral smectic liquid crystals"

10:00 - 10:30

Hirotsugu Kikuchi

Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka

"Interaction between polymer and disinclination of liquid crystals"

coffee break

11:00 - 11:30

Harald Pleiner

Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz

"Macroscopic Dynamics of Nematics with Additional Tetrahedratic Order"

11:30 - 12:00

Yuka Tabe

Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

"Non-equilibrium dynamics in smectic bubbles induced by DC electric field"

12:00 - 12:30

Andreas Menzel,

Theoretical Physics, University Duesseldorf

"Core-to-core interactions between deformable self-propelled particles and their impact on collective motion"

lunch break

13:30 - 14:00

Hajime Tanaka

Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Meguro-ku, Tokyo

"Crystal nucleation as delocalization of local symmetry breaking in supercooled liquid"

14:00 - 14:30

Guenter K. Auernhammer

Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz

"3D restructuring of colloidal systems under mechanical load -- an experimental study"

14:30 - 15:00

Jun Yamamoto

Department of Physics, Kyoto University

"Molecular manipulator driven by the spatial variation of scalar order parameter"

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