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Liquid crystals

Interplay of topologies

Nature Materials volume 12, pages 187189 (2013) | Download Citation

In a uniformly aligned liquid crystal, colloidal particles having a number of holes give rise to arrays of topological defects that are associated with the particles' topology.

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