Radial configurations of smectic A liquid crystals in a disk are considered. Focal conics solutions in the disk are constructed from the original radial solution, and the stability of radial solution is shown.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena|
|State||Published - 1998|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
M.C. Calderer has been supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation, contract no. DMS-9704714, 1997-2000.
- Focal conics
- Liquid crystal
- Smectic A