Dissipation, surface energy and defects

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A model for Poiseuille flow of nematic liquid crystals is examined where a layered structure of defects parallel to the flow is present. Constant gradient flows are discussed, together with symmetric and chevron configurations for such flow problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-310
Number of pages10
JournalEuropean Journal of Applied Mathematics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1 1997


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