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Title: Self-organizing propagation patterns from dynamic self-assembly in monolayers
Author: Claret Bonet, Josep
Ignés i Mullol, Jordi
Reigada Sanz, Ramon
Sagués i Mestre, Francesc
Keywords: Superfícies (Física)
Pel·lícules fines
Ciència dels materials
Fluid dynamics
Surfaces (Physics)
Thin films
Materials science
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Abstract: Propagation of localized orientational waves, as imaged by Brewster angle microscopy, is induced by low intensity linearly polarized light inside axisymmetric smectic-C confined domains in a photosensitive molecular thin film at the air/water interface (Langmuir monolayer). Results from numerical simulations of a model that couples photoreorientational effects and long-range elastic forces are presented. Differences are stressed between our scenario and the paradigmatic wave phenomena in excitable chemical media.
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It is part of: Physical Review E, 2006, vol. 73, núm. 2, p. 026225-1-026225-4
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ISSN: 1063-651X
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