Chair Information
Hillel Aharoni
Wolfson House
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Lectures for this program:

Lecture Time Speaker Lecture subject
16:00-16:15 Efi Efrati Liquid crystals as Frustrated Assemblies; compatibility, optimal compromises, and inverse problems.
Unlike Lego bricks that perfectly assemble next to one another, in many molecular assemblies and modern applications of...
16:15-16:30 Anna Frishman The interplay between inertia and surface tension in the breakup of a fluid bridge
The shape of the interface between two fluids in equilibrium is dictated by surface tension, as soap bubbles so beautifu...
16:30-16:45 Shlomit Peled The Dynamics of Mixed Populations of Swarming Bacteria
Collective motion of individuals among a group is a phenomenon observed in nature at all scales, from simple cells to fi...
16:45-17:00 Shahar Gvirtzman Rupture nucleation and crack evolution
In recent years, there has been important progress in the experimental study of earthquakes (‘laboratory earthquakes’).
17:00-17:15 Oran Szachter On the Mechanics of Cracks at the Vicinity of Topological Defects
We study the elastic fields in a planar sheet that includes a circular hole, an elliptical hole or a finite crack at the...
17:15-17:30 Simon Mahler Improved phase locking of laser arrays with nonlinear coupling
In this talk, I will present a new type of coupling for efficiently phase locking lasers in an array that can be helpful...