TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Fontanini, S.; Alexe-Ionescu, A.L.; Barbero, G.; Neto, A.M. Figueiredo
PUB. DATE
April 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Chemical Physics;4/8/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 14, p6187
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
4278660

 

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