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Convective Instabilities in Cholesteric and Smectic A Liquid Crystals

  • H. Pleiner
  • H. Brand
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 11)

Abstract

We predict the occurrence of an oscillatory convective instability when a planar texture of Cholesteric or Smectic A liquid crystals is heated from below.

Keywords

Liquid Crystal Convective Instability Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Hydrodynamic Behaviour Planar Texture 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Pleiner
    • 1
  • H. Brand
    • 1
  1. 1.Universität EssenEssenFederal Republic of Germany

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