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Zhidk. krist. ikh prakt. ispol'z. = Liq. Cryst. and their Appl., 2009, 2, 5—12.
Orientational Alignment of a Nematogen Isotropic Phase on a Solid Surface
E. A. Kirsanov1, V. N. Matveenko2, Yu. N. Timoshin1, V. V. Taungaver1
Author affiliations 1Kolomna State Pedagogical Institute. Zelenaya st., 30, 140410 Kolomna, Moscow Region, Russia. E-mail: Kirsanov47@mail.ru 2Lomonosov Moscow State University, 119899, Moscow, Vorobyovy Gory
Abstract A model of a boundary layer between an isotropic phase and solid surface to consider the surface-induced order parameter as temperature function near phase transition and the surface tension coefficients of paranematic liquid was developed.
Keywords: orientational alignment, model of a boundary layer, surface tension