Multipole expansion for inclusions in a lamellar phase
UNSPECIFIED. (1998) Multipole expansion for inclusions in a lamellar phase. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 57 (1). pp. 823-828. ISSN 1063-651XFull text not available from this repository.
Inclusions in a bulk smectic phase distort the ordering of nearby layers. We argue that a multipole expansion for this distortion represents a powerful technique for understanding the linear interactions between inclusions with arbitrary boundary conditions. The fields for the first few higher-order moments are derived and some specific examples are discussed. Our results show the importance of the orientation and/or configuration of the inclusions.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||PHYSICAL REVIEW E|
|Publisher:||AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Page Range:||pp. 823-828|
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