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Title: Novel elastic response in twist-bend nematic models

Abstract

We demonstrate that a simple lattice model of a twist-bend nematic exhibits nonmonotonic elastic behavior strikingly similar to recent experiments.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [1]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, USA
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Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1560751
Resource Type:
Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Soft Matter
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Soft Matter Journal Volume: 15 Journal Issue: 41; Journal ID: ISSN 1744-683X
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Shi, Jiale, Sidky, Hythem, and Whitmer, Jonathan K. Novel elastic response in twist-bend nematic models. United Kingdom: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1039/C9SM01395D.
Shi, Jiale, Sidky, Hythem, & Whitmer, Jonathan K. Novel elastic response in twist-bend nematic models. United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C9SM01395D.
Shi, Jiale, Sidky, Hythem, and Whitmer, Jonathan K. Wed . "Novel elastic response in twist-bend nematic models". United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C9SM01395D.
@article{osti_1560751,
title = {Novel elastic response in twist-bend nematic models},
author = {Shi, Jiale and Sidky, Hythem and Whitmer, Jonathan K.},
abstractNote = {We demonstrate that a simple lattice model of a twist-bend nematic exhibits nonmonotonic elastic behavior strikingly similar to recent experiments.},
doi = {10.1039/C9SM01395D},
journal = {Soft Matter},
number = 41,
volume = 15,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2019},
month = {10}
}

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