Measure of Diffusion Entropy of Weak Turbulence in Sample of Nematic Liquid Crystal

  • Laura Galeotti
  • Giulia Menconi
  • Leone Fronzoni


The aim of this work is to characterize the complexity of nematic liquid crystal auto-organizing structures. The formation of these kinds of frames is due to the application of a particular electric field to the sample. Varying this control parameter, the structures evolve from very regular frames to very disorderly ones. For all these different cases we had acquired a string of data. We manage to classify these sequences, taken on the liquid crystal, according to their degree of complexity through an entropy method, the Diffusion Entropy Method.


Liquid Crystal Nematic Liquid Crystal Complexity Index Teen Birth Weak Turbulence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura Galeotti
    • 1
  • Giulia Menconi
    • 2
  • Leone Fronzoni
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Fisica dell’Università di PisaPisaItaly
  2. 2.C.I.S.S.C. Centro Interdisciplinare per lo Studio dei Sistemi ComplessiUniversità di PisaPisaItaly
  3. 3.INFMPisaItaly

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