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Odd-even effects and dipole-dipole correlations in the PCH homologous series
Author(s): Przemyslaw Kedziora; Jan Jadzyn
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Paper Abstract

Static electric permittivities of the homologous series of p-cyano-p'- alkylphenylcyclohexanes (PCH) have been measured as a function of temperature in isotropic and nematic phases. The mean square effective dipole moment components along the principal directions of a liquid crystal have been determined. The Kirkwood correlation factors g(i), obtained from Maier and Meier equations, exhibit the odd-even alteration within the studied series. The g-factors values have been interpreted in terms of an anti-parallel association.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 October 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1845, Liquid and Solid State Crystals: Physics, Technology and Applications, (15 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.156950
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Przemyslaw Kedziora, Institute of Molecular Physics (Poland)
Jan Jadzyn, Institute of Molecular Physics (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1845:
Liquid and Solid State Crystals: Physics, Technology and Applications

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