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Synthesis and mesomorphic properties of novel banana-shaped liquid crystal compounds containing methyl-group in the central fragment
Author(s): Alla I. Galatina; Nadiya S. Novikova; Mariya Yu. Yarkova; Valentina D. Panikarskaya
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Paper Abstract

The novel banana-shaped liquid crystal materials namely 4-methyl-1,3-benzenedicarbonic acid esters have been synthesized and their mesomorphic properties have been studied. The differential scanning calorimeter investigation showed that these compounds decomposed at temperature above 200°C, so the thermograph measurements in regime of cooling from isotropic liquid have not made. Data of polarizing microscopy show that all prepared compounds are mesomorphic and form mesophase in narrow temperature interval, which have not identified.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 2004
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5565, XV Conference on Liquid Crystals, (1 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.581070
Show Author Affiliations
Alla I. Galatina, A.V. Bogatsky Physico-Chemical Institute (Ukraine)
Nadiya S. Novikova, A.V. Bogatsky Physico-Chemical Institute (Ukraine)
Mariya Yu. Yarkova, A.V. Bogatsky Physico-Chemical Institute (Ukraine)
Valentina D. Panikarskaya, Institute of Monocrystals (Ukraine)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5565:
XV Conference on Liquid Crystals
Jozef Zmija, Editor(s)

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