Reference : Liquid Crystals at Interfaces and Under Flow: Recent Advances and Trends
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http://hdl.handle.net/10993/49881
Liquid Crystals at Interfaces and Under Flow: Recent Advances and Trends
English
Sengupta, Anupam mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) > Department of Physics and Materials Science (DPHYMS) >]
Mazza, Marco G []
2020
First
Liquid Crystals at Interfaces and Under Flow: Recent Advances and Trends
Sengupta, Anupam mailto
Mazza, Marco G
World Scientific
Soft Matter and Biomaterials on the Nanoscale, Volume 1 (Soft Matter and Biomaterials on the Nanoscale)
183-226
Yes
978-981-121-807-1
[en] Liquid Crystals ; Confinements ; Hydrodynamics ; Toplogical Defects ; Anisotropy ; Emergent Properties
[en] Liquid crystals (LCs) have attracted enormous interest because of the variety of their phases and richness of their applications. Here, we revisit a selection of recent results that highlight the interplay between general physical symmetries, confinements (induced by solid interfaces),and microfluidic environments that reveal a range of intriguing phenomena. We start the chapter with recent results on nematic reentrancy under confinement to nanoscopic scales. Thereafter, we focus on the complex interplay of confinement and surface anchoring conditions that engenders topological defect structures in both nematics and cholesterics. We review how hydrodynamic flow interacts with the LC director,deforms topological defect lines, and ushers in a surprising behavior:low Reynolds number cavitation. Finally, we showcase recent results on the complex interaction between colloidal inclusions embedded in flowing LCs.
Fonds National de la Recherche - FnR ; International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (LT000993/2014-C)
Human Frontier Science Program Cross Disciplinary Fellowship (LT000993/2014-C) and ATTRACT Investigator Grant (No. A17/MS/11572821/MBRACE)
Researchers ; Professionals ; Students ; General public ; Others
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/49881
10.1142/9789811217968_0006
https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/epdf/10.1142/9789811217968_0006
FnR ; FNR11572821 > Anupam Sengupta > MBRACE > Biophysics Of Microbial Adaptation To Fluctuations In The Environment > 15/05/2018 > 14/05/2023 > 2017

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