By Geoffrey R. Luckhurst,Timothy J. Sluckin
In the nematic liquid crystal section, rod-shaped molecules stream randomly yet stay basically parallel to each other. Biaxial nematics, that have been first estimated in 1970 through Marvin Freiser, have their molecules differentially orientated alongside axes. they've got the capability to create monitors with speedy switching occasions and should have purposes in thin-film monitors and different liquid crystal technologies.
This e-book is the 1st to be anxious completely with biaxial nematic liquid crystals, either lyotropic and thermotropic, shaped by way of low molar mass in addition to polymeric platforms. It opens with a normal advent to the biaxial nematic section and covers:
• Order parameters and distribution functions
• Molecular box theory
• Theories for tough biaxial particles
• machine simulation of biaxial nematics
• Alignment of the phase
• show applications
• Characterisation and identification
• Lyotropic, thermotropic and colloidal platforms including fabric design
With a constant, coherent and pedagogical process, this ebook brings jointly conception, simulations and experimental reviews; it contains contributions from a few of the major figures within the box. it truly is correct to scholars and researchers in addition to to pros operating in gentle topic, liquid crystals, liquid crystal units and their functions all through fabrics technological know-how, chemistry, physics, arithmetic and reveal engineering.
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Biaxial Nematic Liquid Crystals: Theory, Simulation and Experiment by Geoffrey R. Luckhurst,Timothy J. Sluckin