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ISRN Mathematical Analysis
Volume 2013, Article ID 271324, 4 pages
Research Article

A Regularity Criterion for Compressible Nematic Liquid Crystal Flows

1Department of Applied Mathematics, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing 210037, China
2Department of Applied Physics, Waseda University, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan

Received 2 September 2013; Accepted 26 September 2013

Academic Editors: Y. Liu and X. B. Pan

Copyright © 2013 Jishan Fan and Tohru Ozawa. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We prove a blow-up criterion for local strong solutions to a simplified hydrodynamic flow modeling the compressible, nematic liquid crystal materials in a bounded domain.