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Title: Dynamics of orientational fluctuations in a homeotropic Fréedericksz transition under a rotating magnetic field
Author: Sagués i Mestre, Francesc
Keywords: Cristalls líquids
Transformacions de fase (Física estadística)
Liquid crystals
Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
Issue Date: 1988
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Abstract: We study the problem of the Fréedericksz transition under a rotating magnetic field by using a dynamical model which incorporates thermal fluctuations into the whole set of nematodynamic equations. In contrast to other geometries, nonuniform textures in the plane of the sample do not appear favored. The proper consideration of thermal noise enables us to describe the dynamics of orientational fluctuations both below and above the shifted instability.
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It is part of: Physical Review A, 1988, vol. 38, núm. 10, p. 5360-5366.
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ISSN: 1050-2947
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Ciència dels Materials i Química Física)

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