The EuroTech Working Group on Chemistry and Chemical Engineering is continuing its online seminar series: In a bi-weekly rhythm, the group is offering a one-hour talk open to all. Join us on 9 March 2022 for the eighth talk:

Prof. Albert Schenning 
Laboratory of Stimuli-responsive Functional Materials and Devices 
Eindhoven University of Technology

Stimuli responsive materials based on liquid crystals

Abstract
Polymers which respond to a stimulus by changing their properties are one of the focal points in materials science. The self-assembly of liquid crystals has proven to be a useful tool in the development of such soft materials. Liquid crystalline polymer materials are appealing since microscopic changes in the molecular order and orientation lead to programmed macroscopic changes in shape and optical properties. In my lecture, stimuli responsive materials will be discussed that can be applied as soft actuators, robots, color changing materials and sensors.

Practical information

Date: Wednesday, 9 March 2022 (note: this session was originally foreseen for 23/02 and has been rescheduled)
Time: 15:00-16:00 CET
Location: Zoom link
Registration: is not required

Audience

This event is open to all.

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact Professor Fausto Gallucci of Eindhoven University of Technology.

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