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2005

1. Structure of Liquid Crystalline Phases of a Novel Class of Achiral Bent-Core Mesogens, S.-W. Kang, V. Prasad, and S. Kumar, Argonne Annual Report (2005).

2. Control of polymer structures in phase-separated liquid crystal-polymer composite systems, Q. Wang, J.-O. Park, M. Srinivasarao, L. Qiu, S. Kumar, Japn. J. Appl. Phys. 44, 3115, (2005).

3. What aligns liquid crystals on solid substrates? The role of surface roughness anisotropy, S. Kumar, J.H. Kim, Y. Shi, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 077803 (2005).

4. Sub-millisecond switching of nematic LC in cells fabricated by anisotropic phase separation of LC and polymer mixture, Q. Wang, and S. Kumar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 071119 (2005).

5. Thermotropic uniaxial and biaxial nematic and smectic phases in bent-core mesogens, V. Prasad, S.-W. Kang, K.A. Suresh, L.Joshi, Q. Wang, and S. Kumar, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127, 17224-17227 (2005).

6. Liquid Crystal Alignment on Solid Substrates, J.H. Kim, Y. Shi and S. Kumar, IMID í05 DIGEST, 755 (2005).

7. Structure: Liquid Crystals, S. Kumar and S.-W. Kang, Encyclopedia of Condensed Matter, 3, 111-120, Editors: G. Bassani, G. Liedl, P. Wyder, Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK (2005).

8. Display and non-display applications of the phase-separated composite films method, Q.-B. Wang, R. Guo, J.-H. Kim, S. Kumar, Proc. 33rd Topical Meeting on Liq. Cryst., Paderborn, Germany, p 23, (2005).

9. Fabrication of Electrically Controllable Microlens Array Using Liquid Crystals, J.-H. Kim and S. Kumar, J. Lightwave Tech., 23, 628 (2005).

10. Sub-millisecond switching of nematic LC in cells fabricated by anisotropic phase separation of LC and polymer mixture, Q. Wang, and S. Kumar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 071119 (2005).

 

2004

1.  An electrically switchable mesophases in a novel class of achiral bent-core azo compounds, V. Prasad, S.-W. Kang, and S. Kumar, J. Mat. Chem., 14, 1495 (2004).

2. Fast switchable and bistable microlens array using ferroelectric liquid crystals, J.-H. Kim, and S. Kumar, Japn. J. Appl. Phys. 10, 7050, (2004).

3. Single glass substrate LCDs with phase separated composite organic film method, J.-H. Kim and S. Kumar, Displays, 25, 207- 213 (2004).

4. Photo-responsive and electrically switchable mesophases in a novel class of achiral bent-core azo compounds, V. Prasad, S.-W. Kang, and S. Kumar, J. Mat. Chem., 14, 1495 (2004).

5. The Bent-Core Biaxial Nematic Phase, B. R. Acharya, A. Primak, S. Kumar, Invited Article, Liquid Crystal Today, 13, 1 (2004).

6. A Biaxial Nematic Phase Exhibited by Bent-core Molecules, B.R. Acharya, A. Primak, and S. Kumar, Phys. Rev. Lett, 92, 145506 (2004).

 

Publications:† 2004-2005