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Title: A thermotropic biaxial nematic liquid crystal
Authors: Chandrasekhar, S.
Ratna, B.R.
Sadashiva, B.K.
Raja, V.N.
Issue Date: Dec-1988
Publisher: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers.
Citation: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 1988, Vol.165, p123-130
Abstract: Optical studies have been carried out on a nematogenic copper complex, which incorporates the features of both rod-like and disk-like molecules. Conoscopic figures are presented demonstrating (i) the occurrence of a biaxial nematic phase in the pure complex, (ii) the uniaxial-biaxial (Na-Nb) transition in binary mixtures, and (iii) the temperature variation of the biaxiality near this transition. The I-Na-Nb phase diagram has been studied for the binary system.
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ISSN: 1058-725X
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Copyright: 1988 OPA (Overseas Publishers Association) N.V.
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