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Title: Universality of the reentrant-nematic–smectic-C–smectic-A and nematic–smectic-A–smectic-C multicritical points
Authors: Somasekhara, S.
Shashidhar, R.
Ratna, B.R.
Issue Date: 1986
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Citation: Physical Review A, 1986, Vol.34, 2561
Abstract: It is shown that by tuning the experimentally observable critical region, singularities of the phase boundaries can be observed in the immediate vicinity of the reentrant-nematic–smectic-C–smectic-A multicritical point. The exponents evaluated from these singularities are found to be identical to the universal exponents associated with the nematic–smectic-A–smectic-C multicritical point.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/1235
ISSN: 1050-2947
1094-1622 (online)
Alternative Location: http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRA/v34/p2561
Copyright: (1986) by the American Physical Society
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