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Comment on the Electrohydrodynamic Instability in Nematic Liquids

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1 Author(s)
Aslaksen, Erik W. ; Brown Boveri Research Center, CH‐5401 Baden, Switzerland

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We show that in a nematic liquid carrying an electrolytic current, an infinitesimal stationary distortion of the uniform orientation pattern does not lead to the formation of space charges. This contradicts the basic assumption of the Carr‐Helfrich model.

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Journal of Applied Physics  (Volume:43 ,  Issue: 3 )