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Title: Dynamics of transient domain structures in nematic liquid crystals: The splay Fréedericksz transition
Author: Sagués i Mestre, Francesc
Arias, F.
Keywords: Cristalls líquids
Transformacions de fase (Física estadística)
Cristalls líquids nemàtics
Liquid crystals
Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
Nematic liquid crystals
Issue Date: 1988
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Abstract: We discuss the dynamics of the transient pattern formation process corresponding to the splay Fréedericksz transition. The emergence and subsequent evolution of the spatial periodicity is here described in terms of the temporal dependence of the wave numbers corresponding to the maxima of the structure factor. Situations of perpendicular as well as oblique field-induced stripes relative to the initial orientation of the director are both examined with explicit indications of the time scales needed for their appearance and posterior development.
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It is part of: Physical Review A, 1988, vol. 38, núm. 10, p. 5367-5375.
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ISSN: 1050-2947
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Ciència dels Materials i Química Física)

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