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Research Output 2001 2019

2019

Numerical solution of the Ericksen-Leslie model for liquid crystalline polymers free surface flows

Cruz, P. A., Tomé, M. F., McKee, S. & Stewart, I. W., 30 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics. 268, p. 30-45 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leslie model
Liquid Crystalline Polymer
Injection Molding
injection molding
Free Surface Flow
2017

Configuration of a smectic A liquid crystal due to an isolated edge dislocation

Snow, B. C. & Stewart, I. W., 17 May 2017, In : Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 29, 19, 10 p., 195101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Liquid Crystals
Edge dislocations
edge dislocations
Liquid crystals
liquid crystals

Why two glass plates are so difficult to pull apart

Stewart, I., McKee, S. & Vynnycky, M., 2017, In : Mathematics Today. 53, p. 68-70 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016
Open Access
File
Microbubbles
Unfolding
Mathematical Modeling
Shell
Theoretical Models
2015

Behaviour of a shear-wave at a solid-smectic interface

Snow, B. C. & Stewart, I. W., 6 Jul 2015, In : Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. 612, 1, p. 98-109 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

Open Access
File
Shear waves
S waves
refracted waves
Liquid Crystals
plots
2 Citations (Scopus)

Boundary layers in pressure-driven flow in smectic A liquid crystals

Stewart, I. W., Vynnycky, M., McKee, S. & Tomé, M. F., 1 Sep 2015, In : SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics . 75, 4, p. 1817-1851 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Nonlinear equations
Liquid Crystal
Liquid crystals
Boundary Layer
Boundary layers

Continuum theory of biaxial nematic liquid crystals

Stewart, I., 24 Apr 2015, Biaxial Nematic Liquid Crystals: Theory, Simulation and Experiment. Luckhurst, G. R. & Sluckin, T. J. (eds.). Chichester, p. 185-203 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Biaxial
Nematic Liquid Crystal
Continuum
Synthesis
Experimental Results

Dynamical model of an oscillating shelled microbubble

Cowley, J., Mulholland, A. J., Stewart, I. W. & Gachagan, A., 2015, Glasgow: University of Strathclyde. 110 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

Open Access
File
Microbubbles
Dynamical Model
Shell
Theoretical Model
Unit of volume
2014

Continuum theory for liquid crystals

Stewart, I. W., 3 Mar 2014, Handbook of Liquid Crystals: Fundamentals of Liquid Crystals. Goodby, J., Collings, P., Kato, T., Tschierske, C., Gleeson, H. & Raynes, P. (eds.). Second ed. Weinham, Germany, Vol. 1. p. 79-114 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Liquid Crystals
Liquid Crystal
Liquid crystals
Continuum
2013
4 Citations (Scopus)

Energetics of lipid bilayers with applications to deformations induced by inclusions

De Vita, R. & Stewart, I. W., 2013, In : Soft Matter. 9, p. 2056-2068 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Lipid bilayers
lipids
inclusions
Lipids
Liquid Crystals
6 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical solution of the Ericksen–Leslie dynamic equations for two-dimensional nematic liquid crystal flows

Cruz, P. A., Tome, M. F., Stewart, I. W. & McKee, S., 15 Aug 2013, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 247, p. 109-136 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nematic liquid crystals
liquid crystals
Angular momentum
conservation equations
channel flow
2012

Wave-induced perturbations in cylindrically layered smectic A liquid crystals

Walker, A. J. & Stewart, I., Apr 2012, In : Zeitschrift für Angewandte Mathematik und Physik. 63, 2, p. 357-371 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystal
Liquid crystals
liquid crystals
Perturbation
perturbation
2011

Numerical investigation of director orientation and flow of nematic liquid crystal in a planar 1:4 expansion

Cruz, P. A., Tome, M. F., Stewart, I. & Mckee, S., 21 Dec 2011, In : Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures. 6, 7-8, p. 1017-1030 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nematic liquid crystals
Nematic Liquid Crystal
Numerical Investigation
Numerical Solution
Finite Difference Technique
2010
2 Citations (Scopus)

Acoustic waves in compressible planar layered smectic liquid crystals

Walker, A. J. & Stewart, I. W., Apr 2010, In : Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 22, 32

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smectic liquid crystals
Liquid Crystals
Liquid crystals
liquid crystals
Acoustic waves
9 Citations (Scopus)
Nematic liquid crystals
Nematic Liquid Crystal
Analytic Solution
Numerical methods
Magnetic Field
1 Citation (Scopus)

Computing the wave speed of soliton-like solutions in SmC* liquid crystals

Seddon, L. & Stewart, I. W., 13 Jul 2010, In : Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. 525, p. 167-175 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystals
Solitons
Liquid crystals
solitary waves
partial differential equations
2 Citations (Scopus)

Nonlinearities in tilt and layer displacements of planar lipid bilayers

De Vita, R. & Stewart, I. W., 2010, In : European Physical Journal E - Soft Matter. 32, 3, p. 319-326 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lipid bilayers
Lipid Bilayers
lipids
Surface Tension
nonlinearity
4 Citations (Scopus)

Poiseuille flow of a smectic A liquid crystal

Walker, A. J. & Stewart, I., Dec 2010, In : International Journal of Engineering Science. 48, 12, p. 1961-1970 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid crystals
Permeation

The pumping phenomenon in smectic C* liquid crystals

Stewart, I. W., 2010, In : Liquid Crystals. 37, 6-7, p. 799-809 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystals
Liquid crystals
pumping
liquid crystals
Electric fields
2009
5 Citations (Scopus)

Couette flow of a smectic A liquid crystal

Walker, A. J. & Stewart, I. W., 15 Apr 2009, In : Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 21, 15, p. 155101-1 155100 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystals
Couette flow
Relaxation time
Liquid crystals
liquid crystals
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamics of cylindrical domain walls in smectic C liquid crystals

Stewart, I. W. & Wigham, E. J., 12 Jun 2009, In : Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 42, 23, 26 p., 235501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Domain walls
Domain Wall
Liquid Crystal
Liquid crystals
domain wall
7 Citations (Scopus)

Shear flow in smectic A liquid crystals

Stewart, I. W. & Stewart, F., 18 Nov 2009, In : Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 21, 46, 14 p., 465101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystals
Shear flow
shear flow
Liquid crystals
liquid crystals
2008
10 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of weak anchoring upon the alignment of smectic a liquid crystals with surface pretilt

De Vita, R. & Stewart, I. W., 20 Aug 2008, In : Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 20, 33, p. 335101-335101

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystals
Liquid crystals
liquid crystals
alignment
equilibrium equations

Stability for a class of equilibrium solutions to the coagulation-fragmentation equation

Lamb, W. & Stewart, I. W., 20 Sep 2008, Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics: International Conference on Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics. 1 ed. Vol. 1048. p. 942-945 4 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Method of Characteristics
Coagulation
Equilibrium Solution
Behavior of Solutions
Fragmentation
2007
3 Citations (Scopus)

Coagulation and fragmentation with discrete mass loss

Blair, P. N., Lamb, W. & Stewart, I. W., 2007, In : Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications. 329, 2, p. 1285-1302 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coagulation
Fragmentation
Integrodifferential equations
kernel
Semigroups of Operators
23 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic theory for smectic A liquid crystals

Stewart, I. W., Jan 2007, In : Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics. 18, 6, p. 343-360 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystals
Liquid crystals
liquid crystals
continuums
Permeation
2006
1 Citation (Scopus)

Anisotropy of the elastic constants in SmC* liquid crystal films

Kidney, K. J., Stewart, I. W. & McKay, G., 2006, In : Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. 449, 1, p. 117-125 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Liquid Crystals
Elastic Constants
Elastic constants
Liquid Crystal
Liquid crystals
2 Citations (Scopus)

Asymptotic solutions for an electrically induced Freedericksz transition in a wedge of smectic C liquid crystal

Smith, A. A. T. & Stewart, I. W., 15 Sep 2006, In : Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 39, 37, p. 11361-11382 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asymptotic Solution
Wedge
Liquid Crystal
Liquid crystals
wedges
2005
4 Citations (Scopus)

Energy considerations for parabolic cyclides in SmA liquid crystals

KIDNEY, K. J., McKay, G. & Stewart, I. W., 2005, In : Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. 438, p. 1827-1833 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystals
Liquid crystals
liquid crystals
rectum
saddles
2 Citations (Scopus)

Stability of equilibrium states in finite samples of smectic C* liquid crystals

Stewart, I. W., 16 Feb 2005, In : Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 38, 9, p. 1853-1873 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stability of Equilibria
Equilibrium Solution
Equilibrium State
Liquid Crystal
Liquid crystals
34 Citations (Scopus)
retraining
Jump
Surface Potential
Potential Well
Elastic Modulus
2004

An application of semigroup theory to a fragmentation equation

Blair, P. N., Lamb, W., Stewart, I. W., Constanda, C. (ed.), Ahues, M. (ed.) & Largillier, A. (ed.), 2004, Integral Methods in Science and Engineering. Boston, USA, p. 19-24 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

File
breakage
crushing
grinding
droplet
fragmentation
19 Citations (Scopus)
temperature
helices
modulus of elasticity
viscosity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Electric field effects in a wedge of smectic C liquid crystal

Smith, A. A. T. & Stewart, I. W., 2004, In : Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. 413, 1, p. 251-260 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric field effects
Liquid Crystals
Liquid crystals
wedges
liquid crystals
2 Citations (Scopus)

Flow effect in director relaxation of bookshelf aligned smectic C liquid crystals

Woods, P. D., Stewart, I. W. & Mottram, N. J., 2004, In : Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. 413, 1, p. 271-278 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystals
Liquid crystals
liquid crystals
Electric fields
electric fields

Reflections on the life and work of Frank Matthews Leslie

Atkin, R. J., Sluckin, T. J. & Stewart, I., 1 May 2004, In : Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics. 119, 1-3, p. 7-23 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mathematics
Continuum mechanics
Continuum Mechanics
Scotland
continuum mechanics

Special memorial volume of the journal of non-newtonian fluid mechanics in memory of the late Professor Leslie, FRS

Atkin, R. J. & Stewart, I., 1 May 2004, In : Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics. 119, 1-3, p. 1-165 164 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

fluid mechanics
Fluid Mechanics
Non-Newtonian Fluid
Fluid mechanics
Liquid Crystal
1 Citation (Scopus)

Static domain wall solutions for smectic C liquid crystals

Atkin, R. J. & Stewart, I. W., 2004, In : Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. 413, p. 261-270 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystals
Domain walls
Liquid crystals
domain wall
liquid crystals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Static domain wall solutions for smectic C liquid crystals and nematic liquid crystals in cylindrical geometry

Stewart, I. W. & Atkin, R. J., 1 May 2004, In : Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics. 119, 1-3, p. 105-113 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystals
Nematic liquid crystals
Domain walls
Domain Wall
Nematic Liquid Crystal

The static and dynamic continuum theory of liquid crystals

Stewart, I. W., 2004, London, UK. 360 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

liquid crystals
continuums
viscometry
calculus
mathematics
10 Citations (Scopus)

Travelling waves in ferroelectric smectic C liquid crystals

Stewart, I. W. & Momoniat, E., 22 Jun 2004, In : Physical Review E: Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics . 69, 6, p. 061714-1-061714-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equilibrium State
Dynamic Equation
traveling waves
Traveling Wave
Liquid Crystal
2003
13 Citations (Scopus)

Layer distortions induced by a magnetic field in planar samples of smectic C liquid crystals

Stewart, I. W., 2003, In : Liquid Crystals. 30, 8, p. 909-920 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystals
Elastic constants
Liquid crystals
liquid crystals
Magnetic fields
21 Citations (Scopus)

Self-organised periodic photonic structure in a nonchiral liquid crystal

Stewart, I. W., 2003, In : Physical Review Letters. 317, p. 033901-1 33900 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

liquid crystals
photonics
optical polarization
frustration
periodic variations
2002

Connection between liquid crystal theory and plate theory

Kidd, J. E., Constanda, C., Constanda, C. (ed.), MacKenzie, J. & Stewart, I., 2002, Integral Methods in Science and Engineering: Theoretical and Practical Aspects. Boston, USA

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

plate theory
liquid crystals

Flow induced by director relaxation in smectic C* materials

Woods, P. D., Mottram, N. J. & Stewart, I. W., 2002, In : Ferroelectrics. 277, p. 251-258 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystals
Liquid crystals
liquid crystals
Ferroelectric materials
field strength
3 Citations (Scopus)

Stability of domain walls in cylindrical layers of smectic C liquid crystals

Atkin, R. J. & Stewart, I. W., May 2002, In : Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics. 55, 2, p. 163-177 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Domain walls
Domain Wall
Liquid Crystal
Liquid crystals
domain wall
2001
2 Citations (Scopus)

Distortions induced by a magnetic field in planar aligned samples of smectic C liquid crystals

Stewart, I. W., Aug 2001, p. 919-928. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

liquid crystals
magnetic fields
field strength
energy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Freedericksz transitions in circular toroidal layers of smectic C liquid crystals

Kidd, J. E., Constanda, C. & Stewart, I. W., Aug 2001, In : IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics. 66, 4, p. 387-409 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystal
Liquid crystals
Critical Threshold
Bessel Functions
Concentric
6 Citations (Scopus)

Stability of non-constant equilibrium states in a finite sample of ferroelectric liquid crystals

Anderson, D. A. & Stewart, I. W., Jul 2001, In : International Journal of Engineering Science. 39, 11, p. 1191-1215 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid crystals
Ferroelectric materials

Torsional elasticity for mesophases

Stewart, I. W., Atkin, R. J., Fukuda, A. (ed.), Dunmur, D. A. (ed.) & Luckhurst, G. R. (ed.), 2001, Physical Properties of Liquid Crystals: nematics. p. 209-216 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Liquid Crystal
Elasticity