Photinos Demetri

Current research interests:

  • Soft matter molecular theory
  • Computer simulations
  • NMR spectroscopy
  • Statistical mechanics

Representative publications:

  • “NMR in spinning samples of biaxial liquid crystals,” P.J. Collings, D.J. Photinos, P.J. Bos, P. Ukleja, and J.W. Doane, Phys. Rev. Lett. 42, 996 (1979).
  • “Alkyl chains in a nematic field. 1. A treatment of conformer shape,” D.J. Photinos, E.T. Samulski, and H. Toriumi, J. Phys. Chem. 94, 4688 (1990).
  • “On the origins of spontaneous polarization in tilted smectic liquid crystals,” D.J. Photinos and E.T. Samulski, Science 270, 783 (1995).
  • “Thermotropic Biaxial Liquid Crystals: Spontaneous or Field Stabilized?,” A. G. Vanakaras and D. J. Photinos, J. Chem. Phys. 128, 154512 (2008).
  • “Symmetries and Alignment of Biaxial Nematic Liquid Crystals,” P.K. Karahaliou, A.G. Vanakaras and D.J. Photinos, J. Chem. Phys., 131, 124516 (2009).


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