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smectic

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

(of a substance) being or having a mesomorphic state in which the molecules are arranged in parallel layers. The molecules in any layer can move in the plane of that ...

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smectic

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

(of a substance) being or having a mesomorphic state in which the molecules are arranged in parallel layers. The molecules in any layer can move in the plane of that ...

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smectic

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 4 words.

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smectic

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 4 words.

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smectic

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 4 words.

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smectic

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 4 words.

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smectic

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 43 words.

(of a substance) being or having a mesomorphic state in which the molecules are arranged in parallel layers. The molecules

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smectic mesophase

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 6 words.

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On smectic-A liquid crystals in an electrostatic field

Gaetano Napoli.

in IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics

February 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Applied Mathematics. 0 words.

Smectic-A liquid crystals are layered anisotropic materials with anisotropic dielectric features. In this paper we propose a non-linear model describing the static finite deformations...

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Freedericksz transitions in circular toroidal layers of smectic C liquid crystals

J. E. Kidd, I.W. Stewart and C. Constanda.

in IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics

August 2001; p ublished online August 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Applied Mathematics. 0 words.

The aim of this paper is to consider theoretically a Freedericksz transition for concentric toroidal layers of smectic C liquid crystal arising from a simple geometric setup, thereby...

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Stability of Domain Walls in Cylindrical Layers of Smectic <i>C</i> Liquid Crystals

R. J. Atkin and I. W. Stewart.

in The Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics

May 2002; p ublished online May 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Applied Mathematics; Mathematical and Statistical Physics. 0 words.

The stability of the static domain wall reported by Atkin and Stewart for an infinite sample of concentric, cylindrical layers of smectic C liquid crystals arranged with a fixed inner radius null...

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Painlevé analysis for a semi-linear parabolic equation arising in smectic liquid crystals

IW Stewart.

in IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics

September 1998; p ublished online September 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Applied Mathematics. 0 words.

This article presents a systematic method, employing a Painlevé analysis for obtaining static and travelling wave solutions to a semi-linear parabolic equation which frequently arises in...

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liquid crystal

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A substance that flows like a liquid but has some order in its arrangement of molecules. Nematic crystals have long molecules all aligned in the same direction, but otherwise randomly...

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Ferroelectric liquid crystals

Robert Blinc.

in Advanced Ferroelectricity

August 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Condensed Matter Physics. 4189 words.

The origin of ferroelectricity in liquid crystals and the basic physical properties of the systems are briefly discussed. Special attention is paid to elementary excitations in...

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Intercalation complexes

Frank H. Herbstein.

in Crystalline Molecular Complexes and Compounds

November 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Crystallography. 17994 words.

The pristine host materials of intercalation complexes consist of two-dimensional sheets, successive sheets being linked by van der Waals interactions. Within the sheets, the constituent...

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Spectroscopic Imaging STM Studies of Electronic Structure in Both the Superconducting and Pseudogap Phases of Underdoped Cuprates

K Fujita, A.R Schmidt, E.-A Kim, M.J Lawler, H Eisaki, S Uchida and J.C Davis.

in Conductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transitions

June 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Mathematical and Statistical Physics. 13851 words.

A motivation for the development of atomically resolved spectroscopic imaging STM (SI-STM) has been to study the broken symmetries in the electronic structure of cuprate high temperature...

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