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Crumpling and second sound in lyotropic lamellar phases

Lubensky, TC and Prost, J and Ramaswamy, S (1990) Crumpling and second sound in lyotropic lamellar phases. In: Journal de Physique (main title), 51 (10). pp. 933-943.

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Abstract

We study relative concentration fluctuations in two component lamellar smectic liquid crystals consisting of surfactant layers of width w separated by a background fluid and show that these fluctuations are dominated by crumpling fluctuations of the surfactant layers when (w/l)2

Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: [PHYS:HIST] Physics/Physics archives, compressibility of liquids, elasticity of liquids, fluctuations, liquid structure, second sound, smectic liquid crystals
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Depositing User: Ms TV Yashodha
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2011 06:55
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2011 06:55
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/35208

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