The liquid-crystalline blue phases

T. Seideman*

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An introductory review of the cholesteric blue phases is presented. The emphasis is on the basic concepts of the theoretical framework and the recent achievements of theory and experiment. The author discusses a number of controversial issues indicating where future research is expected to shed light on the remaining unresolved problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number001
Pages (from-to)659-705
Number of pages47
JournalReports on Progress in Physics
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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