Magnetic-field-induced periodic deformations in planar nematic layers

D. Krzyzański, G. Derfel

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Abstract

The stationary director contribution in the periodic distortions induced by a magnetic field in a planar nematic layer was numerically calculated. Focus was on the formation of periodic splay-twist (PST) and periodic twist-play (PTS) deformations. Stable wave-number bands were determined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6663-6668
Number of pages6
JournalPhysical Review E
Volume61
Issue number6 B
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2000
Externally publishedYes

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