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Photophysical properties of discotic hexa(heptylthio)tricycloquinazoline in crystalline and liquid crystalline phases
Author(s): Pawel Uznanski; Marian Kryszewski
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Paper Abstract

The photophysical studies of the discogenic title compound in thin films are reported and correlated with its thermal properties. Either the columnar or the crystalline phase is stable at room temperature. The absorption and fluorescence spectra of the columnar mesophase are different depending on the thermal history of the sample and are clearly distinguishable from those of corresponding to crystalline phase allowing the study of phase transitions. Changes observed in absorption and emission spectra during columnar mesophase formation show a rich diversity, what was related to molecular rearrangements from homeotropic to homogenic- like orientation in spectroscopic cell.

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Date Published: 1 February 1998
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3318, Liquid Crystals: Physics, Technology, and Applications, (1 February 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.300011
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Pawel Uznanski, Ctr. of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies (Poland)
Marian Kryszewski, Ctr. of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3318:
Liquid Crystals: Physics, Technology, and Applications

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