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Liquid-crystal gels

Bridging the experiment–theory gap

Nature Materials volume 3, pages 139140 (2004) | Download Citation

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A new generation of liquid-crystal gels provides ideal models to study the unique phenomena arising from the combination of molecular orientation and elastic strain.

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  1. Peter Palffy-Muhoray is at the Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA. mpalffy@cpip.kent.edu

    • Peter Palffy-Muhoray
  2. Robert B. Meyer is at the Department of Physics, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA. meyer@brandeis.edu

    • Robert B. Meyer

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