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Thermodynamic studies of induced antiferroelectric phases in chiral and racemic systems
Author(s): M. Filipowicz; P. Kula; Krzysztof Czuprynski
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Paper Abstract

Bi- and multicomponent mixtures consisted of two groups of synclinic chiral esters: first one with a partially fluorinated terminal chain and the second one with hydrogenated terminal chain have been used for investigations. For some systems the induction of the anticlinic smectic CA* phase was observed. Enthalpies of the phase transitions for the systems with induced smectic CA phase upon compositions and specific heat were measured by DSC method.

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Date Published: 1 September 2004
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5565, XV Conference on Liquid Crystals, (1 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.581069
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M. Filipowicz, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
P. Kula, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Krzysztof Czuprynski, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)

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

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