Partial regularity of minimum energy configurations in ferroelectric liquid crystals

Kyungkeun Kang, Jinhae Park

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Considered here is a system of smectic liquid crystals possessing polarizations described by the Oseen-Frank and Chen-Lubensky energies. We establish partial regularity of minimizers for the governing energy functional using the idea of (c,β)-almost minimizer introduced in [9].

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1499-1511
Number of pages13
JournalDiscrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems- Series A
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Apr 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analysis
  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics
  • Applied Mathematics

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