Fluctuation and dissipation in liquid-crystal electroconvection.


In this experiment a steady-state current is maintained through a liquid-crystal thin film. When the applied voltage is increased through a threshold, a phase transition is observed to a convective state characterized by the chaotic motion of rolls. Above the threshold, an increase in power consumption is observed that is manifested by an increase in the… (More)

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@article{Goldburg2001FluctuationAD, title={Fluctuation and dissipation in liquid-crystal electroconvection.}, author={Walter I. Goldburg and Yaara Goldschmidt and Hamid Kellay}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2001}, volume={87 24}, pages={245502} }