Physical Review E
cellular solid behavior, liquid-crystal colloids, phase-separation, configurations, emulsions, field
We report a clear demonstration of drag on colloidal particles by a moving nematic-isotropic interface. The balance of forces explains our observation of periodic, striplike structures that are produced by the movement of these particles.
West, John L.; Glushchenko, A; Liao, GX; Reznikov, Y; Andrienko, D; and Allen, MP (2002). Drag on Particles in a Nematic Suspension by a Moving Nematic-Isotropic Interface. Physical Review E 66(1), 012702-1-012702-4. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.66.012702 Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.kent.edu/chempubs/15