The topics of the conference include, but not limited to:

  • Optics of complex anisotropic structures
  • Nonlinear optics
  • 3D optics, photonics and displays
  • Applications of blue phase materials and devices
  • Design and synthesis of novel liquid crystal optical materials
  • Liquid crystals in high power laser systems
  • Diffractive waveplates / polarization gratings
  • Holographic and stereoscopic systems
  • Laser beam steering and optical switching
  • Optical and photonic properties enhanced by surfaces and interfaces
  • Photoalignment techniques and materials
  • Photovoltaics and solitons in anisotropic materials
  • Liquid crystal lenses
  • Optics of liquid crystals doped with nanoparticles and nanowires