2012 Small World In Motion Competition
Dr. Oleg D. Lavrentovich
Kent State University
Liquid Crystal Institute
- Subject Matter:
A flowing liquid crystal, powered by weak gradients of molecular orientation and temperature- see: Liquid Crystal
see: polarized light
This entry shows the fluid dynamics of liquid crystals. It is accompanied by changing colors resulting from shifts in the molecular orientation of the flowing liquid. Liquid crystals are now popular in TVs, laptops and other electronics.