Computer simulation of liquid crystals

CARE, C. M. and CLEAVER, D. J. (2005). Computer simulation of liquid crystals. Reports on progress in physics, 68, 2665-2700.


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    A review is presented of molecular and mesoscopic computer simulations of liquid crystalline systems. Molecular simulation approaches applied to such systems are described and the key findings for bulk phase behaviour are reported. Following this, recently developed lattice Boltzmann (LB) approaches to the mesoscale modelling of nemato-dynamics are reviewed. The article concludes with a discussion of possible areas for future development in this field.

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    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Polymers Nanocomposites and Modelling Research Centre > Materials and Fluid Flow Modelling Group
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    Page Range: 2665-2700
    Depositing User: Ann Betterton
    Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2007
    Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 13:51

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