Abstract Equations are obtained for the surface tilt angle and the twist angle of the director in a twisted nematic liquid crystal cell under a high magnetic field. Under a zero pretilt angle, the two equations reduce to those obtained by Sugimura et al. This fact has also been demonstrated numerically. With finite field strength and nonzero pretilt angle, no saturation transition exists.
Received: 11 November 2000
Revised: 12 December 2001
Published: 12 June 2005
Fund: Project supported by the Doctoral Foundation of Education Bureau of Hebei Province.
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Zhang Zhi-dong, Yu Hui, Li Li ON THE SATURATION BEHAVIOUR OF TWISTED NEMATIC LIQUID CRYSTAL CELLS WITH A NONZERO PRETILT ANGLE 2001 Chin. Phys. 10 645