Toroidal droplets2

Toroidal droplets2

A toroidal droplet made of a nematic liquid crystal material is shown inside a polymeric material. About a millimeter in overall size, the droplets are produced individually, their shapes maintained by the surrounding springy material made of polymers. (Georgia Tech Photo: Gary Meek)

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Physics and Physical Sciences
nematic, ordered, soft matter, spherical, toroidal
  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 3, 2015 - 5:01pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:47pm