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ZB 10 - Soft Condensed Matter (R. Holyst)

We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We are different, but we all do great Science; and we have a lot of fun doing it!

Publication

When boundaries dominate: Dislocation dynamics in smectic films

Author(s): Oswald, P and Pieranski, P and Picano, F and Holyst, R
Title: When boundaries dominate: Dislocation dynamics in smectic films
Abstract: We discuss the influence of dissipation at a system boundary interface) on the dynamics of dislocation loops inside a film. This dissipation induces a strong coupling between independent of their separation-leading to nontrivial dynamics. Because of these dynamics, the effective radius of nucleation can be 10 times larger than the usual static critical radius.
Journal: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS
Volume: 88
ID: ISI:000173124800039
Year: 2002
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.88.015503