TITLE

Influence of the electric field on the quasibookshelf stripe deformation in an electroclinic

AUTHOR(S)
Crawford, G.P.; Geer, R.E.
PUB. DATE
December 1994
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;12/5/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 23, p2937
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the effects of electric field on the stripe domains formed by layer deformation in chiral smectic A liquid crystals. Increase of angle between layer normals with increasing electric field; Derivation of the true molecular tilt angle from optical transmission measurements; Importance of understanding the static nature of the stripe deformation.
ACCESSION #
4221686

 

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