# Thin film liquid crystals with oblique anchoring and boojums

@article{Alama2020ThinFL, title={Thin film liquid crystals with oblique anchoring and boojums}, author={Stan Alama and Lia Bronsard and Dmitry Golovaty}, journal={Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincar{\'e} C, Analyse non lin{\'e}aire}, year={2020} }

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A conservation law for liquid crystal defects on manifolds

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