1 February 1998 Electrostriction of the cubic blue phases
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Under the influence of a weak electric field the unit cells of the cubic blue phases are continuously deformed. We propose a complete description of this phenomenon, known as electrostriction, within the frame of the standard Landau- Ginzburg-de Gennes theory for cholesteric liquid crystal.
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M. Zelazna, M. Zelazna, L. Longa, L. Longa, H.-R. Trebin, H.-R. Trebin, H. Stark, H. Stark, } "Electrostriction of the cubic blue phases", Proc. SPIE 3318, Liquid Crystals: Physics, Technology, and Applications, (1 February 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.299967; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.299967

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