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Self-Assembling Geometric Structures in Material Science: The Geometry of Interfaces in Mesoscopic Materials April 12, 1999 - April 14, 1999
Registration Deadline: April 14, 1999 about 20 years ago
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Organizers Andrew Canning (NERSC) , David Hoffman (MSRI) Brigitte Pansu (LPS, Orsay) , Edwin Thomas (Materials Science and Engineering, MIT), Michel A. Van Hove (Materials Sciences Division LBNL)
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Apr 12, 1999
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Micellar and Inverse Micellar Cubic Phases of Lipids and Surfactants
John Seddon
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Novel Space Partitioners
Veit Elser
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Triply periodic interfaces with curvature properties
Karsten-Grosse Brauckmann
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Study of the phase transformation between two cubic structures
J.F. Charvolin
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Breaking the Energetic Degeneracy Between Bicontinuous Cubic Phases of Associate Periodic Minimal Surfaces
Richard Templer
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Converegence of level sets for solutions to the Cahn-Hilliard equation to the Mullins-Sekerka flow
Peter W. Bates
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Scherk's First Surface, Screw Dislocations, and Twist Grain Boundaries
Thomas Lubensky
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Control with Block Copolymers: From Melts to Micelles
Frank Bates
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Pattern-Directed Self Assembly
Murugappan Muthukumar
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  The Geometry of Intermaterial Dividing Surfaces in Block Copolymers
Edwin Thomas
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Symmetry and textures in thin films of smectic liquid crystals
Robert Meyer
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Interactions between microstructure and flow of liquid crystal polymers
Greg Forest
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Generalized Ginzburg-Landau and Cahn-Hilliard equations and their sharp-interface limits
Eliot Fried
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Frustration and Defects in Liquid Crystals and Liposomes
Joseph Zasadzinski