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Laser investigations on the role of cholesterol in some liquid crystal biological membrane models
Author(s): Mihaela A. Ghelmez; Elena Slavnicu; Bogdan Dumitru; Andreea-Rodica P. Sterian; C. Molnar; Maria Honciuc
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Paper Abstract

The influence of the cholesterol amount in mixtures with fatty acids, in balance with the action of different external perturbations, is the aim of this paper. Samples were investigated as cells containing thin films in the smectic C liquid crystal state, sandwiched between transparent electrodes. D.c. electric fields, weak laser beams, thermal neutrons flows were applied on the samples and their response was studied.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 August 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4762, ALT'01 International Conference on Advanced Laser Technologies, (9 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.478660
Show Author Affiliations
Mihaela A. Ghelmez, Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania)
Elena Slavnicu, Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania)
Bogdan Dumitru, Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania)
Andreea-Rodica P. Sterian, Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania)
C. Molnar, Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania)
Maria Honciuc, Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania)


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ALT'01 International Conference on Advanced Laser Technologies

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