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Corson, L. T. and Mottram, N. J. and Duffy, B. R. and Wilson, S. K. and Tsakonas, C. and Brown, C. V. (2016) Dynamic response of a thin sessile drop of conductive liquid to an abruptly applied or removed electric field. Physical Review E, 94. ISSN 1539-3755

McKee, Sean and Dougall, Ewan A. and Mottram, Nigel J. (2016) Analytic solutions of a simple advection-diffusion model of an oxygen transfer device. Journal of Mathematics in Industry, 6 (1). ISSN 2190-5983

Mottram, Nigel and Mckay, Geoffrey and Brown, Carl and Russell, Craig and Sage, Ian (2016) Flow-induced delayed Freedericksz transition. Physical Review E, 93 (3). ISSN 1539-3755

Ritos, Konstantinos and Borg, Matthew K. and Mottram, Nigel J. and Reese, Jason M. (2016) Electric fields can control the transport of water in carbon nanotubes. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 374 (2060). ISSN 1471-2962

Corson, Lindsey T. and Tsakonas, Costas and Duffy, Brian R. and Mottram, Nigel J. and Sage, Ian C. and Brown, Carl V. and Wilson, Stephen K. (2014) Deformation of a nearly-hemispherical conducting drop due to an electric field : theory and experiment. Physics of Fluids, 26 (12). ISSN 1070-6631

Mottram, Nigel and Pinto, J.T. and McKay, Geoffrey (2013) Decoupling of the Ericksen-Leslie equations. Liquid Crystals, 40 (6). pp. 787-798. ISSN 0267-8292

Da Costa, F.P. and Grinfeld, Michael and Langer, Matthias and Mottram, Nigel J. and Pinto, J.T. (2012) Kickback in nematic liquid crystals. Quarterly of Applied Mathematics, 70 (1). pp. 99-110. ISSN 0033-569X

Mottram, Nigel and Brown, Carl and McHale, Glen (2011) Analysis of a static undulation on the surface of a thin dielectric liquid layer formed by dielectrophoresis forces. Journal of Applied Physics, 110 (2). pp. 1-5. ISSN 0021-8979

Mottram, Nigel and Davidson, Andrew (2011) Conformal mapping techniques for the modelling of liquid crystal devices. European Journal of Applied Mathematics, 23. pp. 99-119. ISSN 0956-7925

Grinfeld, Michael and Langer, Matthias and Mottram, Nigel (2011) Nematic viscosity estimation using director kickback dynamics. Liquid Crystals, 38. pp. 981-987. ISSN 0267-8292

Mottram, Nigel and Evans, Carl and Brown, Carl and Davidson, Andrew (2010) Static alignment states in a bistable azimuthal nematic device with blazed grating sidewalls. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 43 (49). pp. 1-8. ISSN 0022-3727

Davidson, A.J. and Brown, C.V. and Mottram, N.J. and Ladak, S. and Evans, C.R. (2010) Defect trajectories and domain-wall loop dynamics during two-frequency switching in a bistable azimuthal nematic device. Physical Review E: Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics, 81 (5). ISSN 1063-651X

Da Costa, F.P. and Grinfeld, M. and Mottram, N.J. and Pinto, J.T., FCT Portugal (partly supported) (Funder) (2009) Uniqueness in the Freedericksz transition with weak anchoring. Journal of Differential Equations, 246 (7). pp. 2590-2600. ISSN 0022-0396

Ladak, S. and Davidson, A.J. and Brown, C.V. and Mottram, N.J. (2009) Sidewall control of static azimuthal bistable nematic alignment states. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 42 (8). ISSN 0022-3727

Quintans Carou, J. and Wilson, S.K. and Mottram, N.J. and Duffy, B.R. (2009) Asymptotic and numerical analysis of a simple model for blade coating. Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 63 (2-4). pp. 155-176. ISSN 0022-0833

Trabi, C.L. and Brown, C.V. and Smith, A.A.T. and Mottram, N.J. (2008) Interferometric method for determining the sum of the flexoelectric coefficients (e1+e3) in an ionic nematic material. Applied Physics Letters, 92 (22). ISSN 0003-6951

Smith, A.A.T. and Brown, C.V. and Mottram, N.J. (2007) Theoretical analysis of the magnetic Freedericksz transition in the presence of flexoelectricity and ionic contamination. Physical Review E, 75 (4). 041704-041712. ISSN 1539-3755

Palto, S.P. and Mottram, Nigel J. and Osipov, Mikhail (2007) Flexoelectric instability and a spontaneous chiral-symmetry breaking in a nematic liquid crystal cell with asymmetric boundary conditions. Physical Review E, 75 (6). 061707.

Tsakonas, C. and Davidson, A.J. and Brown, C.V. and Mottram, N.J. (2007) Multistable alignment states in nematic liquid crystal filled wells. Applied Physics Letters, 90. p. 111913. ISSN 0003-6951

Mottram, N.J. and Care, C.M. and Cleaver, D.J. (2006) Control of the nematic-isotropic phase transition by an electric field. Physical Review E: Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics, 74 (041703). ISSN 1063-651X

Quintans Carou, Judit and Duffy, Brian and Mottram, Nigel and Wilson, Stephen (2006) Shear-driven and pressure-driven flow of a nematic liquid crystal in a slowly varying channel. Physics of Fluids, 18 (2). 027105-1. ISSN 1070-6631

Diaz, A. and Mottram, N.J. and McKay, G. (2005) Theoretical model of the transition between C1 and C2 chevron structures in smectic liquid crystals. European Physical Journal E - Soft Matter, 18 (2). pp. 231-237. ISSN 1292-8941

Diaz, A. and McKay, Geoffrey and Mottram, Nigel (2005) Effects of weak anchoring on C1 and C2 chevron structures. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 438. pp. 1581-1589. ISSN 1542-1406

Kelly, G. and Mottram, N.J. and Ramage, A. (2005) Electric field effects on nematic wetting layers. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 438 (1). pp. 1835-1846. ISSN 1542-1406

Miroshnychenko, Dmitri and Hill, N.A. and Mottram, N.J. and Lydon, J.E. (2005) Evolution from A +2 Defect to +1/2 Defects in a Cylindrical Geometry. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 437. pp. 1495-1512.

McKay, G. and MacKenzie, K.R. and Mottram, N.J. (2004) Competing polarization effects in a homeotropically aligned smectic liquid crystal. Ferroelectrics, 309. pp. 35-41. ISSN 0015-0193

Woods, P.D. and Stewart, I.W. and Mottram, N.J. (2004) Flow effect in director relaxation of bookshelf aligned smectic C liquid crystals. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 413 (1). pp. 271-278.

Mottram, N. and Webster, R.E. and Cleaver, D.J. (2003) Molecular simulation of chevrons in confined smectic liquid crystals. Physical Review E: Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics, 68. 021706-1. ISSN 1063-651X

Brown, C.V. and Mottram, N. (2003) Influence of flexoelectricity above the nematic Freedericksz transition. Physical Review E: Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics, 68. ISSN 1063-651X

Kelly, Gavin and Mottram, Nigel and Ramage, Alison (2002) The effect of elastic anisotropy on nematic disclination lines. British Liquid Crystal Society Newsletter.

Mottram, N.J. and Hogan, S.J. (2002) Magnetic field-induced changes in molecular order in nematic liquid crystals. Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 14 (3). pp. 281-295. ISSN 0935-1175

Davidson, A.J. and Mottram, N.J. (2002) Flexoelectric switching in a bistable nematic device. Physical Review E: Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics, 65 (5). 051710. ISSN 1063-651X

Woods, P.D. and Mottram, N.J. and Stewart, I.W. (2002) Flow induced by director relaxation in smectic C* materials. Ferroelectrics, 277. pp. 251-258. ISSN 0015-0193

Ramage, A. and Mottram, N.J. (2002) In-layer defects in smectic C materials. Ferroelectrics, 278 (3). pp. 57-65. ISSN 0015-0193

Beccherelli, B. and Judge, L.A. and Mottram, N.J. and Elston, S.J. (2001) Surface evanescent field characterisation of antiferroelectric liquid crystals. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 358 (1). pp. 263-274. ISSN 1542-1406

Beldon, Steve M. and Mottram, Nigel J. and Elston, Steve J. (2001) A chevron model of the electroclinic effect across the SA*-SC* phase transition in a SSFLC. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 365 (1). pp. 729-783. ISSN 1542-1406

Mottram, Nigel J. and Elston, Steve J. (2001) The influence of polar surface anchoring on switching in antiferroelectric liquid crystals. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 364 (1). pp. 361-371. ISSN 1542-1406

Book Section

Corson, Lindsey and Tsakonas, Costas and Duffy, Brian and Mottram, Nigel and Brown, Carl and Wilson, Stephen (2017) Electro-manipulation of droplets for microfluidic applications. In: The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry. Mathematics in Industry . Springer, pp. 1073-1080. ISBN 978-3-319-23412-0

Conference or Workshop Item

Trabi, C.L. and Smith, A.A.T. and Mottram, N.J. and Brown, C.V. (2008) Flexoelectric polarisation effects in nematic liquid crystal phase gratings. In: Conference on Liquid Crystals XII, 2008-08-11 - 2008-08-12.

Monograph

Mottram, Nigel and Newton, C.J.P. (2014) Introduction to Q-tensor theory. Working paper. arXiv.org.

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