EKISHO Vol.20 No.1

Preface

  • Technological Innovation Creating a Tomorrow of ‘Liquid Crystal’ / Haruyoshi Takatsu -1-

General Review

  • Structure and Dynamics in Heterogeneous Liquid Crystals Coupled with Frustrations / Jun Yamamoto -4-

Review

  • Development of Photoalignment Technology for High Performance IPS-LCDs / Yasushi Tomioka, Hidehiro Sonoda, Takenori Hirota and Noboru Kunimatsu -19-
  • Director/Barycentric Rotation in Cholesteric Droplets under Temperature Gradient / Takuya Nakashima -27-
  • High-sensitivity Differential Scanning Calorimetry for Liquid Crystal Research / Yuji Sasaki -35-
  • Anticancer Activity and Aggregation Ability of Amphiphilic Liquid-crystalline Molecules / Yukako Fukushi -43-

Lecture

  • For Beginners of Optical Second Harmonic Generation Experiment as an Investigation Tool for Liquid Crystals (Part 1) / Fumito Araoka -49-

Report from Universities and Institutions

  • Liquid Crystal Device Laboratory, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology / Munehiro Kimura -58-

Voices from Young Researchers

  • My Career as a Scientist / Yumiko Naka -61-
  • What I Think about Research / Sanami Yazaki -62-

Conference Report

  • Report on Japanese Liquid Crystal Conference and Exchange Meeting 2015 / Masashi Hashimoto -63-

  • English Abstracts -65-
  • JLCS Announcement -67-
  • JLCS Support Member -70-