Existence and partial regularity of static liquid crystal configurations

Robert Hardt, David Kinderlehrer, Fang Hua Lin

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We establish the existence and partial regularity for solutions of some boundary-value problems for the static theory of liquid crystals. Some related problems involving magnetic or electric fields are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)547-570
Number of pages24
JournalCommunications In Mathematical Physics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics


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