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Drag on Particles in a Nematic Suspension by a Moving Nematic-Isotropic Interface
Physical Review E
  • John L West, Kent State University - Kent Campus
  • A Glushchenko, Kent State University - Kent Campus
  • GX Liao, Kent State University - Kent Campus
  • Y Reznikov, Institute of Physics, Ukraine
  • D Andrienko, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research
  • MP Allen, University of Warwick
Publication Date
7-1-2002
Document Type
Article
DOI
10.1103/PhysRevE.66.012702
Keywords
  • cellular solid behavior,
  • liquid-crystal colloids,
  • phase-separation,
  • configurations,
  • emulsions,
  • field
Disciplines
Abstract

We report a clear demonstration of drag on colloidal particles by a moving nematic-isotropic interface. The balance of forces explains our observation of periodic, striplike structures that are produced by the movement of these particles.

Comments

Copyright 2002 American Physical Society. Available on publisher's site at http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.66.012702.

Citation Information
John L West, A Glushchenko, GX Liao, Y Reznikov, et al.. "Drag on Particles in a Nematic Suspension by a Moving Nematic-Isotropic Interface" Physical Review E Vol. 66 Iss. 1 (2002) p. 012702-1 - 012702-4
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/john_west/15/