Simulation studies of langmuir monolayers

K. M. Aoki, Y. Tabe, H. Yokoyama

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Abstract

It has been shown experimentally that molecules, which exhibit liquid crystal phases in bulk, also show interesting phenomena when they are formed in monolayers at air-water interface. The purpose of this work is to clarify to what extent can a simple model explain the complicated behavior of such Langmuir monolayers. Molecular dynamic simulation is conducted to observe the phase and dynamics of Langmuir monolayers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)191-198
Number of pages8
JournalMolecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section A: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals
Volume367
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Langmuir Monolayers
  • Molecular Dynamic Simulation
  • Rigid Molecules

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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