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Dielectric anisotropy of a ferroelectric smectic C*
Author(s): Jerzy Hoffmann; Wojciech Kuczynski; P. Losiak; Barbara Stryla
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Paper Abstract

The measurements described in this paper were carried out in smectic A and C phases of the chiral mixture named W98a. The results of measurements of the tilt angle and the electric permittivity were used to determine the components of the dielectric tensor as function of temperature. The values of the electric anisotropy (Delta) (epsilon) enable us to discuss dielectric torque (Gamma) D and its changes caused by temperature and frequency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 2000
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4147, Liquid Crystals: Chemistry, Physics, and Applications, (12 May 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.385663
Show Author Affiliations
Jerzy Hoffmann, Institute of Molecular Physics (Poland)
Wojciech Kuczynski, Institute of Molecular Physics (Poland)
P. Losiak, Institute of Molecular Physics (Poland)
Barbara Stryla, Institute of Molecular Physics (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4147:
Liquid Crystals: Chemistry, Physics, and Applications
Stanislaw J. Klosowicz; Jolanta Rutkowska; Jerzy Zielinski; Jozef Zmija, Editor(s)

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