Method to obtain uniform bookshelf textures in smectic C[sup *] liquid crystals

Jakli, A.; Saupe, A.
May 1992
Applied Physics Letters;5/25/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 21, p2622
Academic Journal
Presents a method in creating a homogeneous bookshelf texture in thin films of ferroelectric smectic C[sup *] material phases. Simultaneous application of a shearing and electric field; Stability of the textures; Succession of the transmitted light intensity with the stripes; Formation of the two types of domain.


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