Monday, May 22

Liquid Crystals: Mathematical and Numerical Aspects - Part II of III

3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room: Liberty B

For description, see Part I, MS6; For Part III, see MS20.

Organizers: Maria-Carme Calderer
Pennsylvania State University, USA
Eugene C. Gartland, Jr.
Kent State University, USA
3:30-3:55 Direct Numerical Simulation of Generation and Coarsening of Nematic Textures
Dinesh Sharma and Alejandro D. Rey, McGill University, Canada
4:00-4:25 A Numerical Bifurcation Approach to Electrohydrodynamic Convection in Nematic Liquid Crystals
Simon J. Tavener, Pennsylvania State University, USA; Tom Mullin and George I. Blake, Manchester University, United Kingdom; and K. Andrew Cliffe, AEA Technology, Harwell, United Kingdom
4:30-4:55 Stokesian Hydrodynamics of Flexing, Stretching Smectic-A Filaments
Michael J. Shelley, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, USA; and Tetsuji Ueda, Kent State University, USA
5:00-5:25 Approximation of Liquid Crystal Flows
Noel J. Walkington, Carnegie Mellon University, USA; and Chun Liu, Pennsylvania State University, USA

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