We present aMonte Carlo study of topological defects in nematic films with random planar boundary conditions. The polarized microscopy images and their evolution are analysed in uniaxial systems for different anchoring strengths and film thicknesses.

Elastic anisotropy and anchoring effects on the textures of nematic films with random planar surface alignment

ZANNONI, CLAUDIO
2010

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We present aMonte Carlo study of topological defects in nematic films with random planar boundary conditions. The polarized microscopy images and their evolution are analysed in uniaxial systems for different anchoring strengths and film thicknesses.
C. Chiccoli; P. Pasini ; C. Zannoni
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