Vitaly Panov
Research Fellow, School Office - Engineering

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

V. Swaminathan, and V. P. Panov, and Y. P. Panarin, and S. P. Sreenilayam,and J. K. Vij and A. Panov and D. Rodriguez-Lojo and P. J. Stevenson and E. Gorecka, The effect of chiral doping in achiral smectic liquid crystals on the de Vries characteristics: smectic layer thickness, electro-optics and birefringence, Liquid Crystals, 45, (4), 2018, p513-521 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

A. Kocot and J. K. Vij and T. S. Perova and K. Merkel and V. Swaminathan and S. P. Sreenilayam and N. Yadav and V. P. Panov and P. J. Stevenson and A. Panov and D. Rodriguez-Lojo, Observation of the de Vries behavior in SmAâ^- phase of a liquid crystal using polarised Raman scattering and infrared spectroscopy, Journal of Chemical Physics, 147, (9), 2017, p094903- Journal Article, 2017 DOI

V. P. Panov, J. K. Vij J.K, G. H. Mehl , Twist-bend nematic phase in cyanobiphenyls and difluoroterphenyls bimesognes, Liquid Crystals, 44, (1), 2017, p147 - 159 Journal Article, 2017 URL DOI

S. P. Sreenilayam, and D. Rodriguez-Lojo, and V. P. Panov, and V. Swaminathan, and J. K. Vij andY. P. Panarin. and E. Gorecka, and A. Panov and P. J. Stevenson, Design and investigation of de Vries liquid crystals based on 5-phenyl-pyrimidine and (R,R)-2,3-epoxyhexoxy backbone, Physical Review E, 96, (4), 2017, p042701-1 - 042701-13 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

V. P. Panov. and S. P. Sreenilayam, and Y. P. Panarin, and J. K. Vij, and C. J. Welch and G. H. Mehl, Characterization of the Submicrometer Hierarchy Levels in the Twist-Bend Nematic Phase with Nanometric Helices via Photopolymerization. Explanation for the Sign Reversal in the Polar Response, ACS Nano Letters, 17, (12), 2017, p7515-7519 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

S. P. Sreenilayam, V. P. Panov, J. K. Vij, G. Shanker, The NTB phase in an achiral asymmetrical bent-core liquid crystal terminated with symmetric alkyl chains, Liquid Crystals, 44, (1), 2017, p244 - 253 Journal Article, 2017 DOI URL

Yadav, N. and Panov, V.P. and Swaminathan, V. and Sreenilayam, S.P. and Vij, J.K. and Perova, T.S. and Dhar, R. and Panov, A. and Rodriguez-Lojo, D. and Stevenson, P.J., Chiral smectic- A and smectic- C phases with de Vries characteristics, Physical Review E, 95, (6), 2017, p062704 - Journal Article, 2017 DOI

S. P. Sreenilayam, D. M. Agra-Kooijman, V. P. Panov, V. Swaminathan, J. K. Vij, Yu. P. Panarin, A. Kocot, A. Panov, D. Rodriguez-Lojo, P. J. Stevenson, Michael R. Fisch, and Satyendra Kumar, Phase behavior and characterization of heptamethyltrisiloxane-based de Vries smectic liquid crystal by electro-optics, x rays, and dielectric spectroscopy, Physical Review E, 95, 2017, p032701-1 - 032701-11 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Sreenilayam S., Panarin Y., Panarin Y. P., Vij J. K., Panov V. P., Lehmann A., Poppe M., Prehm M., Tschierske C., Spontaneous helix formation in non-chiral bent-core liquid crystals with fast linear electro-optic effect, Nature Communications, 7, 2016, 11369- Journal Article, 2016 DOI TARA - Full Text

Nagaraj, M. and Jones, J.C. and Panov, V.P. and Liu, H. and Portale, G. and Bras, W. and Gleeson, H.F., Understanding the unusual reorganization of the nanostructure of a dark conglomerate phase, Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, 91, (4), 2015, p042504 - Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Panov V.P, Varney M.C.M, Smalyukh I.I, Vij J.K, Tamba M.G, Mehl G.H, Hierarchy of periodic patterns in the twist-bend nematic phase of mesogenic dimers, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 611, (1), 2015, p180 - 185 Journal Article, 2015 URL DOI

Zhang, Z. and Panov, V.P. and Nagaraj, M. and Mandle, R.J. and Goodby, J.W. and Luckhurst, G.R. and Jones, J.C. and Gleeson, H.F., Raman scattering studies of order parameters in liquid crystalline dimers exhibiting the nematic and twist-bend nematic phases, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 3, (38), 2015, p10007-10016 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Balachandran R, Panov V.P, Panarin Y.P, Tamba M.G, Mehl G.H, Song J.K, Vij J.K, Flexoelectric Behavior of a Bimesogenic Liquid Crystal, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 611, (1), 2015, p65 - 70 Journal Article, 2015 URL DOI

R. Balachandran, V. P. Panov, J. K. Vij, G. Shanker, C. Tschierske, K. Merkel, A. Kocot, Dielectric and electro-optic studies of a bimesogenic liquid crystal composed of bent-core and calamitic units, Physical Review E, 90, 2014, p032506-1 - 032506-13 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Balachandran R, Panov V.P, Panarin Y.P, Vij J.K, Tamba M.G, Mehl G.H, Song J.K, Correction: Flexoelectric behavior of bimesogenic liquid crystals in the nematic phase - Observation of a new self-assembly pattern at the twist-bend nematic and the nematic interface, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2, (47), 2014, p10217- Journal Article, 2014 DOI URL

Kaur, S. and Panov, V.P. and Greco, C. and Ferrarini, A. and Görtz, V. and Goodby, J.W. and Gleeson, H.F., Flexoelectricity in an oxadiazole bent-core nematic liquid crystal, Applied Physics Letters, 105, (22), 2014 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

R. Balachandran, V. P. Panov, Y. P. Panarin. J. K.Vij, M. G. Tamba, G. H. Mehl and J. K. Song, Flexoelectric behaviour of bimesogenic liquid crystals in the nematic phase - observation of a new self-assembly pattern at the twist-bend nematic aand the nematic interface, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2, 2014, p8179 - 8184 Journal Article, 2014

Panov, V.P., Vij, J.K., Balachandran, R., (...), Tamba, M.G., Mehl, G.H. , Properties of the self-deforming Ntb phase in mesogenic dimers., Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, Liquid Crystals XVII, San Diego, CA, 25-28 Aug, 8828, (2013), SPIE, 2013, pp88280X- Conference Paper, 2013 DOI

Borshch, V., Kim, Y.-K., Xiang, J., Gao, M., Jákli, A., Panov, V.P., Vij, J.K., Imrie, C.T., Tamba, M.G., Mehl, G.H., Lavrentovich, O.D., Nematic twist-bend phase with nanoscale modulation of molecular orientation, Nature Communications, 4, (5), 2013, p3635- Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Balachandran, R., Panov, V.P., Vij, J.K., Kocot, A., Tamba, M.G., Kohlmeier, A., Mehl, G.H., Elastic properties of bimesogenic liquid crystals, Liquid Crystals, 40, (5), 2013, p681-688 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Balachandran, R., Panov, V.P., Vij, J.K., Lehmann, A., Tschierske, C., Effect of cybotactic clusters on the elastic and flexoelectric properties of bent-core liquid crystals belonging to the same homologous series, Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, 88, (3), 2013, p032503- Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

Panov, V.P., Balachandran, R., Vij, J.K., Tamba, M.G., Kohlmeier, A., Mehl, G.H., Field-induced periodic chiral pattern in the Nx phase of achiral bimesogens, Applied Physics Letters, 101, (23), 2012, p234106- Journal Article, 2012 TARA - Full Text DOI

Panov, VP, Balachandran, R, Nagaraj, M, Vij, JK, Tamba, MG, Kohlmeier, A, Mehl, GH, Microsecond linear optical response in the unusual nematic phase of achiral bimesogens, Applied Physics Letters, 99, 2011, 261903- Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text DOI

Jang, Yun and Panov, Vitaly P. and Kocot, A. and Lehmann, A. and Tschierske, C. and Vij, J. K., Short-range correlations seen in the nematic phase of bent-core liquid crystals by dielectric and electro-optic studies, Physical Review E, 84, (6), 2011 Journal Article, 2011 URL TARA - Full Text DOI

Shtykov, N.M., Panov, V.P., Vij, J.K., Naciri, J., A study of a ferroelectric organosiloxane liquid crystal with a high spontaneous polarisation, Liquid Crystals, 38, (5), 2011, p521-529 Journal Article, 2011

V. P. Panov, M. Nagaraj, J. K. Vij, Yu. P. Panarin, A. Kohlmeier, M. G. Tamba, R. A. Lewis, and G. H. Mehl, Spontaneous Periodic Deformations in Nonchiral Planar-Aligned Bimesogens with a Nematic-Nematic Transition and a Negative Elastic Constant, Physical Review Letters, 105, 2010, p167801- Journal Article, 2010 TARA - Full Text

Jang, Y, Panov, VP, Keith, C, Tschierske, C, Vij, JK, Sign reversal in the dielectric anisotropy as functions of temperature and frequency in the nematic phase of a bent-core mesogen, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 97, (152903), 2010 Journal Article, 2010 TARA - Full Text

Rafał Korlacki, Vitaly P. Panov, Atsuo Fukuda, Jagdish K. Vij, Christopher M. Spillmann, and Jawad Naciri, Orientational order of a ferroelectric liquid crystal with small layer contraction, Physical Review E, 82, (3), 2010, p7 Journal Article, 2010 TARA - Full Text

Jang, Y., Panov, V.P., Kocot, A., Vij, J.K., Lehmann, A., Tschierske, C., Optical confirmation of biaxial nematic (Nb) phase in a bent-core mesogen, Applied Physics Letters, 95, (18), 2009, p183304 Journal Article, 2009 TARA - Full Text

V. P. Panov, J. K. Vij and Yu. P. Panarin, Behaviour of Smectic Phases in Free Standing Film Geometry: Discontinuous Change in the Tilt Angle of Polar Smectic Phases at the phase transition temperature, Ferroelectrics, 365, 2008, p95-102 Journal Article, 2008

Sandhya, K.L., Panarin, Yu.P., Panov, V.P., Vij, J.K., Dabrowski, R., Experimental study of de Vries properties in antiferroelectric smectic liquid crystals, European Physical Journal , E 27, (4), 2008, p397-405 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Vitaly P. Panov, U. manna, K. L. Sandhya, and J. K. Vij, Behavior of Smectic phases in Freestanding Film Geometry, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals, FLC07, FLC07, Sapporo, Japan, 03-08 Sept, 2007, pp126 Poster, 2007

V.P. Panov, J.K. Vij, Yu.P. Panarin, C. Blanc, and V. Lorman, Discontinuous change in the smectic layer thickness in ferrielectric liquid crystals, Physical Review E, 75, (4), 2007, p042701 - 042705 Journal Article, 2007 URL DOI TARA - Full Text

B. K. McCoy, Z. Q. Liu, S. T. Wang, V. P. Panov, J. K. Vij, J. W. Goodby and C. C. Huang, Surface-induced multiple re-entrant transitions, Physical Review E, 73, 2006, p041704-1 - 041704-6 Journal Article, 2006 TARA - Full Text DOI URL

V.P.Panov, Y.P.Panarin, J.K.Vij and J.W.Goodby, Discontinuous change of the tilt angle in intermediate phases, Proceedings of the 21st International Liquid Crystal Conference, Keystone, Co, USA, July 10-15, 2006, pp616 - 616 Conference Paper, 2006 URL

V.P.Panov, B.McCoy, Z.Liu, J.K.Vij, J.W.Goodby and C.C.Huang, Investigations of nano-scale helical pitch in (S)-12OF1M7 using differential optical reflectivity measurements, Proceedings of the 21st International Liquid Crystal Conference, Keystone, Co, USA, July 10-15, 2006, pp642 - 642 Conference Paper, 2006 URL

J.K.Vij, A.D.L. Chandani, N.M.Shtykov, V.P.Panov, A.V.Emelyanenko and A.Fukuda, The observation of a 5-layer biaxial subphase in between Sm CA* and the 3 layer ferrielectric subphase, Proceedings of the 21st International Liquid Crystal Conference, Keystone, Co, USA, July 10-15, 2006, pp597 - 597 Conference Paper, 2006 URL

V. P. Panov, B. K. McCoy, Z. Q. Liu, J. K. Vij, J. W. Goodby and C. C. Huang, Investigations of nano-scale helical pitch in SmCá* and SmC* phases of a chiral smectic liquid crystal using differential optical reflectivity measurements, Physical Review E, 74, 2006, p011701-1 - 011701-7 Journal Article, 2006 URL TARA - Full Text DOI

V. P. Panov and J. K. Vij, Observation of periodic disclination lines in SmC* freestanding films, Proceedings 10th International Conference on Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals, Stare Jablonki, , Poland, 12th to 17 September, 2005, pp96 - 96 Conference Paper, 2005

A.D.L. Chandani, N. M. Shtykov, V. P. Panov, A. V. Emelyanenko, A. Fukuda, and J. K. Vij, Discrete flexoelectric polarizations and biaxial subphases with periodicities other than 3- and 4-layers in chiral smectic liquid crystals frustrated between ferroelectricity and antiferroelectricity, Physical Review E, 72, (4), 2005, p041705 - 041705-13 Journal Article, 2005 TARA - Full Text DOI URL

V. P. Panov, N. M. Shtykov, A. Fukuda, J. K. Vij, Y. Suzuki, R. A. Lewis, M. Hird, and J. W. Goodby, Self-Assembled Uniaxial and Biaxial Multi-Layer Structures in Chiral Smectic LiquidCrystals Frustrated between Ferro- and Antiferro-Electricity, Physical Review E Rapid Communications, 2004 Journal Article, 2004

V. P. Panov, N. M. Shtykov, A. Fukuda, J. K. Vij, Y. Suzuki, R. A. Lewis, M. Hid, and J. W. Goodby, Self-assembled uniaxial and biaxial multilayer structures in chiral smectic liquid crystals frustrated between ferro- and antiferroelectricity, Physical Review E Rapid Communications, 69, (part 1), 2004, p060701(R)1 - 060701(R)4 Journal Article, 2004 TARA - Full Text URL DOI

V. P. Panov, J. K. Vij, S. S. Seomun, N. M. Shtykov, D. Parghi, M. Hird and J. W. Goodby, Optical rotatory power, biaxiality and the models of the chiral tilted smectic phases, Physical Review E, 68, (2), 2003, p021702 -1 - 021702-10 Journal Article, 2003 TARA - Full Text DOI

Vitaly P. Panov, Electro-Optical Investigations of Chiral Tilted Smectic Liquid Crystals: Structure and Switching Behavior , University of Dublin, 2003 Thesis, 2003

. V.P. Panov, J.K. Vij, N.M. Shtykov, S.S. Seomun, D.D. Parghi, M. Hird and J.W. Goodby, Optical rotatory power, Biaxiality and the models of the Chiral Tilted Smectic phases, Physical Review E, 68, (021702), 2003 Journal Article, 2003

Sanseong Seomun; Vitaly P. Panov; Jagdish K. Vij , The Study of the Surface Electroclinic Effect Using Different Aligning Materials, Ferroelectrics, 278, (1), 2002, p723 - 731 Journal Article, 2002 DOI

V. P. Panov, S. S. Seomun, N. M. Shtykov, J. K. Vij and H. T. Nguyen, The biaxiality of the chiral smectic subphases in very thin freestanding films, Ferroelectrics, 278, 2002, p47 - 55 Journal Article, 2002

V. P. Panov a; S. S. Seomun ; N. M. Shtykov ; J. K. Vij ; H. T. Nguyen, The Biaxiality of the Chiral Smectic Subphases in Very Thin Freestanding Films. , Ferroelectrics, 278, (1), 2002, p619 - 627 Journal Article, 2002 DOI

S. S. Seomun, V. P. Panov and J. K. Vij, The Study of the Surface Electroclinic Effect using different Aligning Materials, Ferroelectrics, 278, 2002, p151 - 159 Journal Article, 2002

S. S. Seomun, V. P. Panov, J. K. Vij, A. Fukuda, and J. M. Otón, Dependence of the molecular orientational states on the surface conditions for the "V-shaped switching" in a ferroelectriclike liquid crystal sample , Physical Review E, 64, (4), 2001, part. 040701 Journal Article, 2001 URL TARA - Full Text DOI

V. Panov, J. K. Vij and N. M. Shtykov, A field-reversal method for measuring the parameters of a ferroelectric liquid crystal, Liquid Crystals, 28, (4), 2001, p615 - 620 Journal Article, 2001 DOI

Panov, V., Vij, J.K., Shtykov, N.M. , A field-reversal method for measuring the parameters of a ferroelectric liquid crystal , Liquid Crystal, 28, (4), 2001, p615 - 620 Journal Article, 2001 DOI

S. S. Seomun, V. P. Panov, J. K. Vij, A. Fukuda, J. M. Oton, Dependence of the molecular orientational states on the surface conditions for the ''V-shaped switching'' in a ferroelectriclike liquid crystal sample, Physical Review E, 64, (040701(R)), 2001 Journal Article, 2001

N.M.Shtykov, M.I.Barnik, V.P.Panov, Pyroelectric investigation of the Surface Polarization in the Isotropic Phase of a Nematic Liquid Crystal, Jourmal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics, 91, (1), 2000, p126 - 131 Journal Article, 2000

Yu.P. Panarin, V.P. Panov, O. Kalinovskaya, and J.K. Vij, On the V-shaped switching in antiferroelectric liquid crystals, Ferroelectrics, 246, 2000, p35 - 42 Journal Article, 2000

Panarin, Yu., Panov, V., Kalinovskaya, O.E., Vij, J.K., On the V-shaped switching in antiferroelectric liquid crystals , Ferroelectrics , 7th International Conference on Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals, Darmstadt, Ger, 29 Aug - 3 Sept, 246, (1-4), 2000, pp35 - 42 Conference Paper, 2000 DOI

Yu.P. Panarin, V.P. Panov, O.E. Kalinovskaya and J.K. Vij, Observation of a possible random ferroelectric liquid crystal phase, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 9, 1999, p2967 - 2969 Journal Article, 1999

N.M.Shtykov, J.K.Vij, V.P.Panov, Observation of the SmCa* phase in an antiferroelectric liquid crystal using dielectrics and pyroelectrics, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 9, (7), 1999, p1383 - 1385 Journal Article, 1999

N.M. Shtykov, J.K. Vij, V.P. Panov, Observation of an SmC * phase in an antiferroelectric liquid crystal using pyroelectrics and dielectrics, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 9, 1999, p1383 - 1385 Journal Article, 1999

Yu. P., Panarin, V. Panov, O. E. Kalinovskaya and J. K. Vij, Observation of a possible random ferroelectric liquid crystal phase., Journal of Materials Science, 9, 1999, p2967 - 2969 Journal Article, 1999 DOI

Research Expertise

Keywords

Applied physics; Condensed Matter; Condensed matter, optical and dielectric properties; Crystallography; Electro-optics; Electronic Materials; Electronic/Optical Materials; ELECTRONICS; Experimental Physics; LIQUID CRYSTALS; Metrology; Nanotechnology; Novel Device Concepts; Optics; Physics; RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT; Thin Film, Technology and Applications

Recognition

Awards and Honours

Trinity College Postgraduate Award 2000-2002

Increased (125%) scholarship for excellent performance during the course of studies (MIPT) 1993-1998

Memberships

International Liquid Crystal Society – till now