Shear flow simulations of biaxial nematic liquid crystals

Sarman, Sten
August 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;8/22/1997, Vol. 107 Issue 8, p3144
Academic Journal
Calculates the viscosities of a biaxial nematic liquid crystal phase of a variant of the Gay-Berne fluid. Molecular dynamics simulations; Director constraint torque that fixes the orientation of directors; Variation of Miesowicz viscosities; Green-Kubo relations for viscosities; Calculation of alignment angles; Shear viscosities; Twist viscosities; Functions of viscosity coefficients.


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