The 13th Topical Meeting on the Optics of Liquid Crystals Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • The 13th Topical Meeting on the Optics of Liquid Crystals (OLC2009) was held in Erice, Italy from 28 September to 2 October 2009 at the Centre for Scientific Culture 'Ettore Majorana'(Figure 1). The meeting was part of the annual program of the International School of Liquid Crystals, directed by Claudio Zannoni, and hosted by the centre (http://www-th. bo. infn. it/ i slc/). Erice is a small town in Sicily in the South of Italy, 1 hour drive from Palermo airport, with a great tradition of hosting high-quality scientific meetings (http:// www. ccsem. infn. it/). Erice city is located on top of Mount Erice, at approximately 750 m above sea level, overlooking the city of Trapani, the low western coast towards Marsala, the dramatic Punta del Saraceno and Capo san Vito to the north-east, and the Aegadian Islands on Sicily's north-western coast, providing breathtaking views as can be verified from the photo shots …

publication date

  • January 1, 2010