2pm - 3pm
Friday 17 February 2017

Growing Planar metapatterns: From weak to strong morphologies

David Lloyd (University of Surrey) will be speaking.

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In this talk I will present some recent work on the analysis and formation of planar metapatterns (patterns-of-patterns) that involve changes between two regions of regular (for instance cellular) pattern via moving defects that could be due to inhomogeneities, pattern selecting boundaries or moving domains. These patterns occur in a wide range of applications with either weak, semi-strong or strong morphologies.

The talk will focus on two types of metapatterns (involving stripe and hexagon patterns) in the weak morphology setting. Finally, I will present my plans/ideas for a fellowship grant.