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Polynomial expansion for cylindrical domain walls in nematics
Author(s): Joachim Stelzer; Henryk Arodz
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Paper Abstract

The time evolution of cylindrical domain walls in nematic liquid crystals is analyzed by means of a polynomial expansion of the director field. Analytical solutions are obtained for shrinking of the cylinder radius and the change of the wall width.

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Date Published: 1 February 1998
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3318, Liquid Crystals: Physics, Technology, and Applications, (1 February 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.299969
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Joachim Stelzer, Jagiellonian Univ. (Poland)
Henryk Arodz, Jagiellonian Univ. (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3318:
Liquid Crystals: Physics, Technology, and Applications
Jolanta Rutkowska; Stanislaw J. Klosowicz; Jerzy Zielinski; Jozef Zmija, Editor(s)

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