Browse by Subject "liquid crystals"
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(2012-09-18)Spatially modulated ordered states, such as crystals, liquid crystals, and antiferromagnets, are ubiquitous in nature but relatively difficult to realize in ultracold atomic systems. In the present work, we present a scheme ...
(1977)The properties of the layered, or smectic, liquid crystals are explained in terms of progressive freezing-out of rotational and translational degrees of freedom within each smectic plane. McMillan's dipole-dipole interaction ...