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Magnetic Relaxation In Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals
Author(s): Slobodan Zumer; J.William Doane; Marija Vilfan; Robert Blinc
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Paper Abstract

Polymer dispersed liquid crystals are composite materials where nuclear magnetic relaxation is strongly affected by specific liquid crystal ordering and high surface to volume ratio. Frequency and temperature dependences of proton rotating frame relaxation and temperature dependences of deuteron spin-lattice relaxation are discussed. It is demonstrated how relaxation studies provide us with information on droplet ordering and details about molecular anchoring on the polymer surface.

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Date Published: 25 July 1989
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1080, Liquid Crystal Chemistry, Physics, and Applications, (25 July 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.976427
Show Author Affiliations
Slobodan Zumer, E. Kardelj University of Ljubljana (Yugoslavia)
J.William Doane, Kent State University (United States)
Marija Vilfan, E. Kardelj University of Ljubljana (Yugoslavia)
Robert Blinc, E. Kardelj University of Ljubljana (Yugoslavia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1080:
Liquid Crystal Chemistry, Physics, and Applications
J. William Doane; Zvi Yaniv, Editor(s)

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