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Enaminoketone mesogens having polar terminal groups
Author(s): Adam Krowczynski; Wieslaw Pyzuk; Ewa Gorecka; Jadwiga Szydlowska
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Paper Abstract

Homologous series of 4'-nitro- and 4'-cyano-derivatives of 1-(4'-alkoxyphenylamino)- 3-phenyl-1-propen-3-ones and a structurally similar series of 1-(4'- alkoxyphenylamino)-3-(4'-pyridyl-N-oxide)-1-propen-3-ones were synthesized and studied by DSC and optical methods. The compounds behave typically for strongly polar mesogens: the smectic Ad phase exists above a critical chain length and the re-entrant nematic phase is observed in the vicinity of the critical double point. For pyridyl N-oxides, a second-order SmAd - SmCd phase transition line is observed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 October 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1845, Liquid and Solid State Crystals: Physics, Technology and Applications, (15 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.156972
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Adam Krowczynski, Univ. of Warsaw (Poland)
Wieslaw Pyzuk, Univ. of Warsaw (Poland)
Ewa Gorecka, Univ. of Warsaw (Poland)
Jadwiga Szydlowska, Univ. of Warsaw (Poland)


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Liquid and Solid State Crystals: Physics, Technology and Applications

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