Chapter 12. Smectic Elasticity Applied to SSFLC Cells

  1. Prof. Sven T. Lagerwall

Published Online: 21 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527613588.ch12

Ferroelectric and Antiferroelectric Liquid Crystals

Ferroelectric and Antiferroelectric Liquid Crystals

How to Cite

Lagerwall, S. T. (1999) Smectic Elasticity Applied to SSFLC Cells, in Ferroelectric and Antiferroelectric Liquid Crystals, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527613588.ch12

Author Information

  1. Physics Department, Chalmers University of Technology, S-41296 Göteborg, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 23 SEP 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527298310

Online ISBN: 9783527613588

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Keywords:

  • derivatives;
  • analytical;
  • disclination;
  • analogous;
  • approximation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Smectic Elasticity Applied to SSFLC Cells

  • The P(φ) - c(φ) Description

  • Helical States, Unwinding and Switching

  • Splayed States

  • Characteristic Lengths

  • The Electrostatic Self-Interaction