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Title: Density, dielectric and X-ray studies of smectic A-smectic A transitions
Authors: Ratna, B.R.
Nagabhushan, C.
Raja, V.N.
Shashidhar, R.
Chandrasekhar, S.
Heppke, G.
Keywords: A-A transitions
x-ray studies
Issue Date: Aug-1986
Publisher: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers.
Citation: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 1986, Vol.138, p245-257
Abstract: We report here the results of detailed density, dielectric and x-ray studies on three systems exhibiting different types of Smectic A-Smectic A transitions. It is found that although the layer spacing shows marked changes at the transitions, the corresponding density changes are extremely small. In every case studied, the dielectric anisotropy shows a pronounced decrease on going over to the lower temperature smectic A phase. This decrease can be correlated with the structural changes.
Description: Restricted Access.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/2362
ISSN: 1058-725X
Alternative Location: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00268948608071763
Copyright: 1986 OPA (Overseas Publishers Association) N.V.
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