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Prof. Mark Warner

Professor Mark Warner, FRS

Theory of Condensed Matter Group

Principal area of research: Liquid Crystal Elastomers. Unusual mechanics, photo-elasticity, applications to mechanically tuneable photonics, actuation, soft ferro-electrics. Differential geometry can be used to predict light- and heat-induced Gaussian curvature and shell shape evolving from flat, solid sheets with complex director patterns.

Materials for Biographical Memoir for Professor Sir Sam Edwards