For the first time ever, researchers have found that defects present in liquid crystals can be used as templates to assemble molecules into precisely defined 3-D nanoscale structures.
Sep 24, 2015 in Condensed Matter
Liquid crystals are familiar to most of us as the somewhat humdrum stuff used to make computer displays and TVs. Even for scientists, it has not been easy to find other ways of using them.
Sep 23, 2015 in Materials Science