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Seminar
Paliocolor LC 242 and LC 756: Polymerizable Liquid Crystalline Materials from BASF

by Dr. C. Mock-Knoblauch, Product Manager, Display Material, Global Business Unit Electronic Materials, BASF East Asia RHQ Ltd., Hong Kong

Date
 :  14 Oct 2005 (Fri)
Time
 :  11:00am - 12:00noon
Venue  :  Room 2504, 2/F (Lift 25,26), HKUST

Abstract
BASF is the largest chemical company in the world with Verbund manufacturing sites in Europe, the United States and Asia. In October 2004 the new global business unit "Electronic Materials" was founded within BASF, bundling all of BASF's activities in this area. BASF's polymerizable liquid crystalline materials Paliocolor LC 242 and Paliocolor LC 756 for applications in displays are also marketed by this new business unit.
The lecture will address the following topics:
1. BASF - The Chemical Company
2. Research and Development at BASF
3. Global business unit "Electronic Materials"
4. Paliocolor LC 242 and LC 756 - Polymerizable nematic LC and chiral dopant:
Material properties- Application examples
5. Polymerizable LC research at BASF


Biography
Keith Scott has over 15 years of lighting experience with companies with Osram Sylvania and Lumileds Lighting. Since receiving a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics/Physics and later Master's in Business, he has worked in engineering, light source development, manufacturing, applications, product management and marketing. Keith has collaborated with industrial and consumer product manufacturers, lighting designers and architects, helping them understand the technology and develop lighting systems with conventional and now solid-state light sources. Keith is a member of the IESNA and speaks at events in Europe as well as Asia and North America.

 

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