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Selective light reflection in mixtures with induced Ad phase
Author(s): S. Gauza; Krzysztof L. Czuprynski; Stanislaw J. Klosowicz
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Paper Abstract

Chiral nematic polar mixtures (7BCB-7CN)-5*CB were investigated by visual and spectrophotometric methods. It was found that these systems have a reverse temperature dependence of selective light reflection. The wavelength of reflected light increased with the temperature increase. The bicomponent mixture containing 5*CB and non-polar 805, showing enhanced A1 phase, had a normal spectral characteristics. The color of reflected light changed from red to blue with temperature increase in the neighborhood of SA1-N* phase transition.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3318, Liquid Crystals: Physics, Technology, and Applications, (1 February 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.299956
Show Author Affiliations
S. Gauza, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Krzysztof L. Czuprynski, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Stanislaw J. Klosowicz, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3318:
Liquid Crystals: Physics, Technology, and Applications
Jolanta Rutkowska; Stanislaw J. Klosowicz; Jerzy Zielinski; Jozef Zmija, Editor(s)

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