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Title: Phase transitions in Langmuir monolayers
Authors: Suresh, K.A.
Bhattacharyya, Amitabha.
Keywords: Langmuir monolayers
Liquid crystals
Phase transitions
Critical phenomena
Issue Date: Jul-1999
Publisher: Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India.
Citation: Pramana, 1999, Vol. 53, p93-106.
Abstract: Some fatty acids, lipids, polymers and mesogenic molecules which are amphiphilic in nature spread at the air-water interface to form stable Langmuir monolayers. They exhibit a rich variety of two-dimensional (2D) phases. In this article, we briefly review some of the novel features we have found in these monolayers. For example, we find transition from a 2D monolayer to three-dimensional structures possessing liquid crystalline order, induced liquid condensed phase, demixing of liquid expanded phase, critical points and pattern formation.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/1026
ISSN: 0304-4289
Copyright: Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India.
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