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Jack Binysh: Knotted fields in soft matter, and how to make them

Datum objave: 26. 7. 2019
Vir: Seminar fizike mehkih snovi
Ponedeljek, 29. julij 2019 ob 13:00, Kuščerjev seminar, Jadranska 19, FMF UL

Knotted fields are physical fields containing knotted structures --- structures which then talk to the field as a whole. Examples abound, but in this talk I will describe two liquid crystal examples which have attracted considerable recent interest: Hopfions in
cholesteric cells, and Knotted Disclination lines. I will then talk about how one can construct these textures theoretically, including our recent work on constructions using Maxwell's solid angle function.