Questions tagged [liquid-crystal]

Liquid crystals (LCs) are matter in a state that has properties between those of conventional liquid and those of solid crystal.

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What is the viscosity difference between a solid and a liquid

The pitch drop experiment, for example, shows bitumen as a liquid, even though it appears to be a solid, and then there is the "glass: solid or liquid" debate. Is there a numerical value in viscosity ...
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Generating X-ray diffraction patterns from atomic coordinates

I have a list of atomic coordinates for a periodic system as a result of a molecular dynamics simulation. I want to use those coordinates and predict what it's 1D diffraction pattern looks like. The ...