We present ellipsometric results from thin free-standing films of one chiral liquid crystal compound. In the bulk [formula presented] range with surface-induced molecular tilt, a nonplanar arrangement of the molecular orientations of the tilted surface layers is found under a small applied electric field.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||1|
|Journal||Physical Review E - Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics|
|State||Published - Oct 21 2002|