Modelling and computation of liquid crystals

@article{Wang2021ModellingAC,
  title={Modelling and computation of liquid crystals},
  author={Wen Wang and Lei Zhang and Pingwen Zhang},
  journal={Acta Numerica},
  year={2021},
  volume={30},
  pages={765 - 851}
}
Liquid crystals are a type of soft matter that is intermediate between crystalline solids and isotropic fluids. The study of liquid crystals has made tremendous progress over the past four decades, which is of great importance for fundamental scientific research and has widespread applications in industry. In this paper we review the mathematical models and their connections to liquid crystals, and survey the developments of numerical methods for finding rich configurations of liquid crystals. 

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