Simulation and theory of liquid crystals

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O'Brien, Paul A.;
  • Subject: QC

We present a study of the theory and simulation of Liquid Crystals. A general introduction\ud to the field is given, then the essential features of the Monte Carlo (MC)\ud sampling algorithm are described and explained, along with some of the practical\ud considerations... View more
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