Nonlinear theory of defects in nematic liquid crystals; Phase transition and flow phenomena

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This is a summary of some recent mathematical advances in the theory of defects in nematic liquid crystals. It also includes some new results concerning disclinations (line defects) which have not been published elsewhere.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)789-814
Number of pages26
JournalCommunications on Pure and Applied Mathematics
Volume42
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989

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