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MagNem

Hydrodynamics of Ferromagnetic Nematic Liquid Crystals

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Project "MagNem" data sheet

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Coordinator
INSTITUT JOZEF STEFAN 

Organization address
address: Jamova 39
city: LJUBLJANA
postcode: 1000
website: www.ijs.si

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 Coordinator Country Slovenia [SI]
 Project website http://www-f7.ijs.si/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/MagNem-poster.pdf
 Total cost 145˙287 €
 EC max contribution 145˙287 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2015
 Funding Scheme MSCA-IF-EF-ST
 Starting year 2016
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2016-10-01   to  2018-09-30

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1    INSTITUT JOZEF STEFAN SI (LJUBLJANA) coordinator 145˙287.00

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 Project objective

Experimental realization of ferromagnetic ferrofluids has been a long standing challenge which was recently overcome by the ground-breaking research of A. Mertelj et al. at the Host group. They have successfully combined soft-matter and magnetic-particle physics to achieve ferromagnetic order in suspensions of magnetic platelets in nematic liquid crystals. These ferromagnetic liquid crystals present the first experimental realization of polar nematic liquids and have opened up the possibility of studying an exciting new set of fundamental, previously inaccessible physical phenomena. MagNem aims to shed light on the understanding of complex hydrodynamics of these smart materials, in which flow, magnetic and nematic orderings are coupled. For this purpose, we will develop a range of new materials by changing surfactant/solvent combination. These advanced functional composites will exhibit different elastic, magnetic and steric interparticle interactions, giving us a perfect opportunity to focus on how the parameters governing the hydrodynamics of the system depend on the microscopic picture. The conjunction of nematic and magnetic ordering makes these colloidal systems responsive to both electric and magnetic fields and thus perfect candidates for applications in electro-/magneto-optic devices and magneto-optical flow sensing microfluidics. We will develop methods for the determination of dynamic parameters by combining magnetic, electric and mechanical strain fields and will work in collaboration with expert theoretical physicists which will model the experimentally observed phenomena. Our work will generate a fundamental understanding of the complex dynamics of ferromagnetic nematic liquid crystals, providing the necessary knowledge for material-property tailored design based on solvent/particle/surfactant combination and will lead to new insights for applications in the field of magneto-optics and lab-on-a-chip microfluidics with improved magneto flow control.

 Publications

year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2018 Alenka Mertelj, Luka Cmok, Nerea Sebastián, Richard J. Mandle, Rachel R. Parker, Adrian C. Whitwood, John W. Goodby, Martin Čopič
Splay Nematic Phase
published pages: 41025, ISSN: 2160-3308, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.8.041025
Physical Review X 8/4 2019-04-18
2018 David O. López, Josep Salud, María Rosario de la Fuente, Nerea Sebastián, Sergio Diez-Berart
Cooperative behavior of molecular motions giving rise to two glass transitions in the same supercooled mesophase of a smectogenic liquid crystal dimer
published pages: 12704, ISSN: 2470-0045, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.97.012704
Physical Review E 97/1 2019-04-04
2017 N. Sebastian, D. Lisjak, M. Čopič, O. Buchnev, A. Mertelj
Comparison of dynamic behavior of ferroelectric and ferromagnetic nematic suspensions
published pages: 377-383, ISSN: 0167-7322, DOI: 10.1016/j.molliq.2017.11.157
Journal of Molecular Liquids 267 2019-04-04
2018 Tilen Potisk, Alenka Mertelj, Nerea Sebastián, Natan Osterman, Darja Lisjak, Helmut R. Brand, Harald Pleiner, Daniel Svenšek
Magneto-optic dynamics in a ferromagnetic nematic liquid crystal
published pages: 12701, ISSN: 2470-0045, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.97.012701
Physical Review E 97/1 2019-04-04
2018 Nerea Sebastián, Natan Osterman, Darja Lisjak, Martin Čopič, Alenka Mertelj
Director reorientation dynamics of ferromagnetic nematic liquid crystals
published pages: 7180-7189, ISSN: 1744-683X, DOI: 10.1039/C8SM01377B
Soft Matter 14/35 2019-04-04
2018 Nerea Sebastián, Christophe Contal, Antoni Sánchez-Ferrer, Marco Pieruccini
Interplay between structure and relaxation in polyurea networks: the point of view from a novel method of cooperativity analysis of dielectric response
published pages: 7839-7849, ISSN: 1744-683X, DOI: 10.1039/C8SM01113C
Soft Matter 14 (38) 2019-04-04

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