Annihilation kinetics of liquid crystal defects

Liu, Chester; Muthukumar, M.
May 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;5/8/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 18, p7822
Academic Journal
Studies the simulation of the time evolution of liquid crystalline configurations quenched suddenly from an isotropic to a nematic state using the Monte Carlo method. Effect of temperature; Simulations for different values of the elastic moduli ratio; Effect of surface anchoring energy.


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