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Introduction to Liquid Crystalline Structure - NBCM069
Title in English: Úvod do kapalně krystalického uspořádání
Guaranteed by: Department of Macromolecular Physics (32-KMF)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2007
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: doc. RNDr. Milan Marvan, CSc.
Classification: Physics > Biophysics and Chemical Physics
Annotation -
Last update: T_KMF (23.05.2001)
Macroscopic theory: phase transition, influence of external field and surface energy of walls, dielectric and optical properties, hydrodynamics. Statistical physics ( Onsager, Flory, Maier -Saupe). Liquid crystalline polymers.
Aim of the course -
Last update: T_KMF (08.04.2008)

To give a review of application of thermodynamic and statistical physic to clarify liquid crystal properties.

Literature - Czech
Last update: RNDr. Pavel Zakouřil, Ph.D. (05.08.2002)

[1] P.G.De Gennes: The Physics Liquid Crystals

[2] A.C.Sonin: Vvedenie v fiziku židkich kristallov

Teaching methods - Czech
Last update: T_KMF (08.04.2008)

Přednáška nebo kontrolovaná četba

Syllabus -
Last update: T_KMF (15.05.2003)

Main types and properties Order parameters Phase transition from the point of Landau theory Distorted state and boundary effects Hydrostatics and hydrodynamics. Influence of electric and magnetic field Statistical physics (theory of Onsager, Flory, Maier-Saupe}. Liquid crystalline order in polymers

 
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