Liquid Crystals and Lighting up Gold(III)

Calendar
Lectures
Date
Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021 7:30 pm
Speaker
Alice McEllin
York University

Location

CSTS Zoom Channel ID 912 0723 6181


Market Place, Cirencester GL7


Description

Liquid crystals are a distinct fourth state of matter and are commonly found around us in several diverse areas including technology (TV screens, computer screens and thermometers), soaps and natural systems such as cell membranes, but few people are aware of this delicate state.

I will introduce what liquid crystals are, where they meet organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) and how my own work on emissive, liquid crystalline gold(III) complexes fits into the wider context.

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