Optical experiments on free-standing liquid crystal films which address the issues of structural ordering, fluctuations in two dimensions and enhanced surface ordering will be reviewed. Also, results on a novel electrohydrodynamic mode will be presented.
Ron Pindak, Ron Pindak,
"Viscoelastic And Electrohydrodynamic Behavior Of Thin Free-Standing Liquid Crystal Films", Proc. SPIE 1056, Photochemistry in Thin Films, (15 August 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951621; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.951621