The Molecular Dynamics of Liquid Crystals [E-Book] / edited by G. R. Luckhurst, C. A. Veracini.
Luckhurst, G. R., (editor)
Veracini, C. A., (editor)
Dordrecht : Springer, 1994
XI, 610 p. online resource.
NATO ASI Series, Series C: Mathematical and Physical Sciences ; 431
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. A Comparative Survey of the Physical Techniques Used in Studies of Molecular Dynamics
  • 2. On the Description of Ordering in Liquid Crystals
  • 3. Diffusion Models for Molecular Motion in Uniaxial Mesophases
  • 4. ESR and Liquid Crystals: Statistical Mechanics and Generalised Smoluchowski Equations
  • 5. Techniques and Applications of Langevin Dynamics Simulations
  • 6. An Introduction to the Molecular Dynamics Method and to Orientational Dynamics in Liquid Crystals
  • 7. Nuclear Spin Relaxation Formalism for Liquid Crystals
  • 8. Nuclear Spin Relaxation and Molecular Motion in Liquid Crystals
  • 9. The Effects of Director Fluctuations on Nuclear Spin Relaxation
  • 10. Nuclear Spin Relaxation Mechanisms in Liquid Crystals Studied By Field Cycling NMR
  • 11. Probe Studies of Liquid Crystals
  • 12. ESR and Molecular Motions in Liquid Crystals: Motional Narrowing
  • 13. Thermodynamics of Liquid Crystals and the Relation to Molecular Dynamics: ESR Studies
  • 14. ESR Studies of Molecular Dynamics at Phase Transitions in Liquid Crystals
  • 15. ESR and Slow Motions in Liquid Crystals
  • 16. Raman and IR Fluctuation Spectroscopy of Liquid Crystals
  • 17. Dielectric Relaxation Behaviour of Liquid Crystals
  • 18. Neutron Scattering From Liquid Crystals
  • 19. Molecular Order and Motion in Liquid Crystal Polymers Studied By Pulsed Dynamic NMR
  • 20. Aggregates of Amphiphiles in Lyotropic Liquid Crystals
  • 21. Orientation and Frequency Dependent NMR Relaxation Studies of Bilayer Membranes: Characterisation of the Lipid Motions
  • 22. Molecular Dynamics in Liquid-Crystalline Systems Studied By Fluorescence Depolarisation Techniques
  • 23. Spectroscopic Studies on Structure and Dynamics of Lyotropic Liquid Crystals: Cubic and Reversed Hexagonal Phases and Lipid Vesicles.