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Liquid crystal defects in two-dimensional Landau-de Gennes theory

  • Valeriy Slastikov (University of Bristol)
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Abstract

We consider a variational two-dimensional Landau-de Gennes model in the theory of nematic liquid crystals on a disk. We investigate symmetry of minimizers under a symmetric boundary condition carrying a topological defect of degree k/2.

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