Journal of Computational Electronics

, Volume 4, Issue 1–2, pp 101–104 | Cite as

A Band Transport Model for Highly Ordered Discotic Mesophases

  • Leon Lever
  • Robert Kelsall
  • Richard Bushby


A band-transport model is described for a highly ordered discotic liquid crystal system. The effects of thermal vibrations and defects in the ordering of the system are considered. Defects are modeled as quantum tunnel barriers. Simulated data is presented and used to draw conclusions about the nature of the parameters that affect carrier mobility.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SOMS CentreUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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