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|Material Type:||Conference publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Oleg D Lavrentovich; North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division.
|ISBN:||140200169X 9781402001697 1402001703 9781402001703|
|Notes:||"Published in cooperative with NATO Scientific Affairs Division."
Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Computer Simulations of Defects in Liquid Crystals Including Thier Relation to Theory and Experiment, Erice, Sicily, Italy, 19-23 September 2000 --T.p. verso.
|Description:||xv, 344 pages : illustrations.|
|Contents:||Preface. 1. Classification of defects in liquid crystals; H.-R. Trebin. 2. Alignment tensor versus director description in nematic liquid crystals; A.M. Sonnet, S. Hess. 3. Liquid crystal colloidal dispersions; H. Stark, et al. 4. Computer simulations and defects in confined liquid crystal lattice models; C. Chiccoli, et al. 5. Molecular simulations and theory of planar interfaces and defects in nematic liquid crystals; M.P. Allen. 6. Topological defect behavior in a quenched nematic liquid crystal; R.A. Pelcovits, et al. 7. Restoring forces on nematic disclinations; R. Rosso, E.G. Virga. 8. Challenges in the dynamics of point defects; A.M. Sonnet, E.G. Virga. 9. Numerical simulation of elastic anisotropy in nematic liquid crystalline polymers; H. Tu, et al. 10. Computer Simulations and Fluorescence Confocal Polarizing Microscopy of Structures in Cholesteric Liquid Crystals; S.V. Shiyanovskii, et al. 11. Defects and Undulation in Layered Liquid Crystals; T. Ishikawa, O.D. Lavrentovich. 12. Liquid crystals under shear: role of defects; M. Kleman, C. Meyer. 13. Numerical simulation of defects in quasicrystals; H.-R. Trebin. Index.|
|Series Title:||NATO science series., Series II,, Mathematics, physics, and chemistry ;, v. 43.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Oleg D. Lavrentovich [and others].|