Measurement of the splay-bend elastic constant in lyotropic ferronematic liquid crystals: The

Fontanini, S.; Alexe-Ionescu, A.L.; Barbero, G.; Neto, A.M. Figueiredo
April 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;4/8/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 14, p6187
Academic Journal
Analyzes the influence of ferrofluid on the surface properties of lyotropic liquid crystals doped with magnetic particles. Bulk orientation of the director against the temperature; Thermodynamical model for the temperature surface transition; Dependence of the splay-bend elastic constant on the ferrofluid doping concentration.


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