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.
|Research Institute, Centre or Group:||Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Polymers Nanocomposites and Modelling Research Centre > Materials and Fluid Flow Modelling Group|
|Depositing User:||Ann Betterton|
|Date Deposited:||02 Apr 2007|
|Last Modified:||21 Dec 2010 11:32|
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