Simple explanation of the anomalous transport of heat near two smectic liquid-crystal phase transitions

E. K. Hobbie, C. C. Huang

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Abstract

A detailed scaling argument is used to derive an expression for the thermal diffusivity in terms of the heat capacity, correlation length, and susceptibility. This simple model gives good fits to our experimental data near the smectic-A.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4154-4158
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review A
Volume39
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

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