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Title: Metastability and front propagation in the first-order optical Fréedericksz transition
Author: Cáceres, Manuel O.
Sagués i Mestre, Francesc
San Miguel Ruibal, Maximino
Keywords: Cristalls líquids
Física estadística
Liquid crystals
Issue Date: 1990
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Abstract: A general dynamical model for the first-order optical Fréedericksz transition incorporating spatial transverse inhomogeneities and hydrodynamic effects is discussed in the framework of a time-dependent Ginzburg-Landau model. The motion of an interface between two coexisting states with different director orientations is considered. A uniformly translating front solution of the dynamical equations for the motion of that interface is described.
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It is part of: Physical Review A, 1990, vol. 41, núm. 12, p. 6852-6858.
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ISSN: 1050-2947
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