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Title: Theory of the optical properties of non-absorbing compensated cholesteric liquid crystals
Authors: Chandrasekhar, S.
Ranganath, G.S.
Kini, U.D.
Suresh, K.A.
Issue Date: 1973
Publisher: Gorden and Breach Science Publishers
Citation: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 1973, Vol.24, p201-211
Abstract: A theory is developed of the optical properties of a non-absorbing compensated cholesteric liquid crystal. It is shown that the Mauguin-de Vries equation fails when the pitch becomes very large. Theoretical curves are presented of the dependence of the rotatory power on pitch for different values of the sample thickness. The results are in agreement with the observed variation of the rotatory power of a compensated cholesteric mixture with temperature.
Description: Restricted Access
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/2092
ISSN: 1058-725X
Copyright: 1973 Gorden and Breach Science Publishers
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