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Singular Solutions in Liquid Crystal Theory

  • J. L. Ericksen

Abstract

Not infrequently, orientation patterns in liquid crystals are marred by imperfections, so it seems pertinent to attempt some general theoretical treatment of these, within the framework of continuum theory. We here present some thoughts concerning static theory for these.

Keywords

Liquid Crysta1 Singular Point Singular Solution Plane Solution Orientation Pattern 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. L. Ericksen
    • 1
  1. 1.Mechanics DepartmentThe Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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