Nematic Crystals (NEM)

Nematic Crystals (NEM)
Lead PIsJuan de Pablo
Atomistic structure of building blocks (BB)To be determined by comparison with XRD
BB properties to validateW, L, k
Methods & techniques to validate for BBTheoretical accuracy:
  • force field
  • approximations chosen to describe specific property
Numerical precision.
Structural properties of assembled BB blocksStructure of nematic crystal assembly to be determined by comparison with XRD
Properties of assembled BB to validateMorphology
Potential of mean force
Pathways of assembly
ExperimentalistPaul Nealey