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Liquid crystals

Author: Sivaramakrishna Chandrasekhar
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge Univ. Press 2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. ed., transferred to digital printView all editions and formats

A systematic treatment of the physics of thermotropic liquid crystals, describing their structure, thermodynamical, optical and mechanical properties, behaviour under external fields, as well as the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sivaramakrishna Chandrasekhar
ISBN: 0521417473 9780521417471 052142741X 9780521427418
OCLC Number: 837071778
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 418 - 450
Description: XV, 460 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Statistical theories of nematic order; 3. Continuum theories of the nematic state; 4. Cholesteric liquid crystals; 5. Smectic liquid crystals; 6. Discotic liquid crystals; References; Index.
Responsibility: S. Chandrasekhar
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