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Effect of Inhomogeneous Electric Field in a Cell with Side Electrodes: Nematic Liquid Crystal 5CB

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The influence of the geometry of a cell with side electrodes and the parameters of applied pulsed-periodic voltage on the director orientation in nematic liquid crystal 5CB is analyzed. It is shown that the two-dimensional model of director motion taking into account the electric field inhomogeneity in the cell provides satisfactory agreement with experimental results.

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Dencheva-Zarkova, M., Hadjichristov, G.B., Marinov, Y.G. et al. Effect of Inhomogeneous Electric Field in a Cell with Side Electrodes: Nematic Liquid Crystal 5CB. Phys. Wave Phen. 28, 250–254 (2020).

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