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Review of the one-dimensional deformations in nematic layers
Author(s): Grzegorz Derfel
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Paper Abstract

The elastic deformations induced by electric fields in nematic layers were simulated numerically by minimizing the free energy in the course of an iterative process. The director distribution and the developemnt of the deformation is presented for various nematic systems ranging from the Frederiks transition to the deformation of the assymetrically aligned and weakly anchored layer.

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Date Published: 2 August 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2372, Liquid Crystals: Materials Science and Applications, (2 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.215530
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Grzegorz Derfel, Technical Univ. of Lodz (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2372:
Liquid Crystals: Materials Science and Applications
Jozef Zmija, Editor(s)

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