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Coupled swelling and nematic reordering in liquid crystal gels

Coupled swelling and nematic reordering in liquid crystal gels
Antonio DeSimone, Alessandro Lucantonio
Nematic-isotropic phase transition and swelling occur on separate time scales. A nematic microswimmer exploits this concept to change shape non-reciprocally.

Publisher URL: http://feeds.rsc.org/~r/rss/SM/~3/_1czaXBR7fE/C7SM01659J

DOI: 2017/SM/C7SM01659J

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