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High-pressure studies of liquid crystals
Author(s): Stanislaw Urban
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Paper Abstract

In the introduction the aims of high pressure (h.p.) studies of molecular systems are discussed. Then some experimental results of h.p. studies of liquid crystals are presented. Special attention is paid to the results of dielectric studies of pentyl-cyanobiphenyl (5CB) as a function of temperature and pressure. The obtained results are analyzed in terms of Maier-Saupe theory of the nematic state. Some conclusions concerning the form of the interaction potential in liquid crystals are presented.

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Date Published: 15 October 1993
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1845, Liquid and Solid State Crystals: Physics, Technology and Applications, (15 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.156946
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Stanislaw Urban, Jagellonian Univ. (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1845:
Liquid and Solid State Crystals: Physics, Technology and Applications
Jozef Zmija, Editor(s)

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