The Complex Fluids Group studies lyotropic and thermotropic liquid crystals using different experimental techniques: linear and non-linear optics; x-ray scattering and diffraction; differential scanning calorimetry; photo-thermal spectroscopy; viscosimetry; etc....  
  New Book  


    "The Physics of Lyotropic Liquid Crystals, Phase Transitions and Structural Properties"
(Monographs on Physics and Chemistry of Materials 62, Oxford Science Publications)
ISBN "0-19-85-2550-8", Oxford University Press (2005)
  Contact Information  

E-mail: pecanha@if.usp.br
Phone:  +55-11-3031-7190 / 3091-6919
FAX:  +55-11- 3091-6771 / 3091-6832
Address: Grupo de Fluidos Complexos
Instituto de Física, Universidade de São Paulo
Caixa Postal 66318
05315-970 São Paulo, SP, Brazil