Materials 2014, 7(5), 3453-3469; doi:10.3390/ma7053453
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Physics of Free-Standing Lyotropic Films

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Received: 17 March 2014; in revised form: 24 April 2014 / Accepted: 28 April 2014 / Published: 30 April 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Liquid Crystals)
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Abstract: We explore the structures and properties of stable, free-standing films of lyotropic mesophases drawn on apertures of various shapes in an atmosphere of controlled humidity. New phenomena are uncovered and interpreted.
Keywords: liquid crystals; lyotropic; free-standing films
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Pieranski, P. Physics of Free-Standing Lyotropic Films. Materials 2014, 7, 3453-3469.

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Pieranski P. Physics of Free-Standing Lyotropic Films. Materials. 2014; 7(5):3453-3469.

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Pieranski, Pawel. 2014. "Physics of Free-Standing Lyotropic Films." Materials 7, no. 5: 3453-3469.

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