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Pressure effect on the smectic-A-isotropic phase transition.
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PMID:  12059575     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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We examine the effect of pressure on the smectic-A-isotropic phase transition within the Landau phenomenological theory. The influence of pressure on the smectic-A-isotropic phase transition is discussed by varying the coupling between the orientational and the translational order parameter. The transition is found to be of first order even at elevated pressure. The pressure dependence nonlinear dielectric effect in the isotropic phase of the smectic-A-isotropic transition is calculated. The theoretical results are in good qualitative agreement with available experimental results.
Authors:
Prabir K Mukherjee; Sylwester J Rzoska
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2002-05-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics     Volume:  65     ISSN:  1539-3755     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys     Publication Date:  2002 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-06-12     Completed Date:  2002-08-27     Revised Date:  2003-11-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136452     Medline TA:  Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  051705     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Haldia Government College, P.O. Debhog, District Midnapore, West Bengal 721657, India and Theoretische Physik III, Universität Bayreuth, D-95440 Bayreuth, Germany.
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