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Liquid crystal phase transitions induced by micro-textured substrates

Authors Qian, Tie-Zheng
Sheng, Ping
Issue Date 1997
Source Proceedings of the Asian Symposium on Information Display , 1997, p. 37-39
Summary Through a numerical approach based on the Landau-de Gennes theory, we show that novel orientational states and phase transitions may be induced in nematic liquid crystals by micro-textured substrates, i.e., spatially mixed homeotropic, planar, or homogeneous alignment potentials.
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