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Phase separations in liquid crystal-colloid mixtures
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10.1063/1.2823737
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http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/jcp/128/4/10.1063/1.2823737
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FIG. 1.

Free energy plotted against the translational order parameter for various values of in Eq. (35).

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FIG. 2.

Translational order parameter plotted against .

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FIG. 3.

(a) Phase transition (NIT and ICT) lines for , , and ; (b) orientational order parameter and translational order parameter plotted against the volume fraction of colloids at .

Image of FIG. 4.
FIG. 4.

(a) Phase transition (NIT and ICT) lines for , , and ; (b) orientational order parameter and translational order parameter plotted against the volume fraction of colloids at .

Image of FIG. 5.
FIG. 5.

Phase diagrams for , , , and . The solid curve refers to the binodal, the dotted line shows the first-order NIT, and the long-dashed line shows the ICT line. The short-dashed line is the spinodal.

Image of FIG. 6.
FIG. 6.

Phase diagrams for , , , and . The value of is changed: (a), (b), (c).

Image of FIG. 7.
FIG. 7.

Phase diagrams for , , , and . The value of is changed: (a), (b).

Image of FIG. 8.
FIG. 8.

Phase diagram for , (a) and , (b) with and . When the nematic interaction between nematogens is weak, the unfavorable interaction parameter between a colloid and a nematogen becomes dominant in the free energy. The isotropic unstable region shifts to higher temperatures with decreasing .

Image of FIG. 9.
FIG. 9.

Phase diagrams for , , , , , and (a); order parameters and plotted against at (b).

Image of FIG. 10.
FIG. 10.

Phase diagrams for , , , , . The value of is changed: (a) , (b) .

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Scitation: Phase separations in liquid crystal-colloid mixtures
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/jcp/128/4/10.1063/1.2823737
10.1063/1.2823737
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