Technical Physics Letters

, Volume 41, Issue 6, pp 614–616 | Cite as

On the possibility of oscillatory electrodynamic instability in nematic liquid crystal in a constant inhomogeneous electric field



It is shown that electrodynamic instability in a nematic liquid crystal in constant inhomogeneous electric field can exhibit an oscillatory character. A frequency has been found that is close to that of oscillations observed in experiments.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Petersburg State Polytechnical UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Ioffe Physical Technical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.St. Petersburg Chemical Pharmaceutical AcademySt. PetersburgRussia

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