Configuration of a Smectic A Liquid Crystal Due to an Isolated Edge Dislocation

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Snow, Benjamin Christopher; Stewart, Iain;
(2017)
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    arxiv: Condensed Matter::Soft Condensed Matter

We discuss the static configuration of a smectic A liquid crystal subject to an edge dislocation under the assumption the the director and layer normal fields ( n and a , respectively) defining the smectic arrangement are not, in general, equivalent. After constructing ... View more
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