Geodesic Pathways through the Potential Energy Landscape of Liquid Crystal Formers

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In this work, we explore the inherent dynamics of liquid crystal formers using geodesic theory. We locate geodesics (shortest paths) through the potential energy landscape ensembles of the isotropic liquid and nematic liquid crystal phases of a liquid crystal forming system. One expects that the differences in properties of these paths between the liquid… (More)

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@inproceedings{Frechette2015GeodesicPT, title={Geodesic Pathways through the Potential Energy Landscape of Liquid Crystal Formers}, author={Layne B Frechette}, year={2015} }