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dc.contributor.authorGonzález Cinca, Ricardo
dc.contributor.authorRamírez de la Piscina Millán, Laureano
dc.contributor.authorCasademunt, Jaume
dc.contributor.authorHernández-Machado, Aurora
dc.contributor.authorKramer, L.
dc.contributor.authorTóth Katona, T.
dc.contributor.authorBörzsönyi, T.
dc.contributor.authorBuka, A.
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Física Aplicada
dc.date.accessioned2012-11-13T11:55:46Z
dc.date.created1996-12-01
dc.date.issued1996-12-01
dc.identifier.citationGonzález-Cinca, R.; Ramírez-Piscina, L.; Casademunt, J.; Hernández-Machado, A.; Kramer, L.; Toth Katona, T.; Börzsönyi, T.; Buka, A. "Phase-field simulations and experiments of faceted growth in liquid crystals". Physica D: Nonlinear, 1996, vol. 99, núm. 2-3, p. 359-368. ISSN:0167-2789
dc.identifier.issn0167-2789
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/16909
dc.description.abstractWe present numerical simulations directed at the description of smectic-B germs growing into the supercooled nematic phase for two different liquid crystalline substances. The simulations are done by means of a phase-field model appropriate to study strong anisotropy and also faceted interfaces. The most important ingredient is the angle-dependent surface energy, but kinetic effects are also relevant. The simulations reproduce qualitatively a rich variety of morphologies observed in the experiments for different value of undercooling, extending from the faceted equilibrium shape to fully developed dendrites.
dc.format.extent359-368
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherElsevier Science
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Física::Física de l'estat sòlid::Cristalls
dc.subject.lcshCrystallography
dc.subject.lcshSimulation methods
dc.subject.otherLiquid crystals
dc.subject.otherFacets
dc.subject.otherDendrites
dc.subject.otherPhase field models
dc.subject.otherSolidification
dc.subject.otherDigital simulation
dc.titlePhase field simulations and experiments of faceted growth in liquid crystals
dc.typeArticle
dc.subject.lemacCristal·lografia
dc.subject.lemacSimulació, Mètodes de
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. NOLIN - Física No-Lineal i Sistemes Fora de l'Equilibri
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0167-2789(96)00162-5
dc.rights.accessRestricted access - publisher's policy
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
dc.date.lift10000-01-01


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