The Blue Phase Picture from Matthew Marcus

This figure was taken by Matthew Marcus, and is reproduced with his permission. It was published in

W. F. Brinkman and P. E. Cladis, Physics Today 35, 48 (1982), (figure 7, page 53).

This research was paid for by THE US GOVERNMENT by the NSF.

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