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Department of Physics

The Cavendish Laboratory


Prof Mark Warner is one of the founders of the field of liquid crystalline solids, which has yielded many exotic phenomena that are now confirmed experimentally. See For this work he received a Maxwell Medal and Prize and a von Humboldt Research Prize. In 2003 Prof Warner was awarded the Agilent Technology Europhysics Prize by the European Physical Society. He is an honorary fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand and a Fellow of the Royal Society, London.


My principal area of research is in Liquid Crystalline solids, and the application of geometry to exploit their thermal and optical response - for instance in light induced metric changes.


Key publications: 
Professor of Theoretical Physics
Fellow and Director of Studies at Corpus Christi College
Professor Mark  Warner

Contact Details

Room 505 Mott Building,
Cavendish Laboratory,
19 JJ Thomson Avenue
+44 (0)1223 337380


Person keywords: 
Theoretical and Computational Physics
Soft Condensed Matter
Statistical Physics