Partial regularity of minimum energy configurations in ferroelectric liquid crystals

Kyungkeun Kang, Jinhae Park

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Abstract

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
Volume33
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Apr 1

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Smectic liquid crystals
Partial Regularity
Minimizer
Liquid Crystal
Liquid crystals
Ferroelectric materials
Polarization
Configuration
Energy Functional
Energy

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analysis
  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics
  • Applied Mathematics

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In: Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems- Series A, Vol. 33, No. 4, 01.04.2013, p. 1499-1511.

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