Longa, L. and Pajak, Grzegorz (2011) Generalized dispersion model of orientationally ordered hases of bent-core liquid crystals. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 541 (1). pp. 152-158. ISSN 1542-1406Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
Dual symmetry of recently introduced model with quadrupolar and octupolar microscopic interactions [L. Longa, G. Pająk, and T. Wydro, Phys. Rev. E 79, 040701(R) (2009)] is explored in the mean field approximation. Exemplary phase diagrams with new nematic–like phases are shown. Among them is the homogeneous chiral phase, predicted earlier by Landau theory [T. C. Lubensky, L. Radzihovsky, Phys. Rev. E 66, 031704 (2002)].
|Keywords:||banana–shaped molecules, octupolar interactions, chiral phase , molecular theory, duality, tetrahedral symmetry , Probabilities. Mathematical statistics, Materials Science(all), Chemistry(all), Condensed Matter Physics|
|Subjects:||Science > Mathematics > Probabilities. Mathematical statistics|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||25 Jan 2012 11:10|
|Last modified:||27 Apr 2016 18:09|