Conduction Currents Associated with the Variable Grating Modes in Nematic Liquid Crystals

  • P. K. Watson
  • J. M. Pollack
  • J. B. Flannery


Electrohydrodynamic (EHD) instabilities in nematic liquid crystals (NLC) induced by dc or low-frequency excitation are of several kinds. The earliest discovered1, and perhaps most widely known, is the turbulent mode, known in recent years as Dynamic Scattering (DSM)2.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. K. Watson
    • 1
  • J. M. Pollack
    • 1
  • J. B. Flannery
    • 1
  1. 1.Webster Research CenterXerox CorporationRochesterUSA

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