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|Title: ||A new kind of A-A transition: Studies on binary mixtures of terminally substituted cyano and nitro compounds|
|Authors: ||Shashidhar, R.|
Krishna Prasad, S.
|Issue Date: ||Jun-1984 |
|Publisher: ||Gordon and Breach Science Publishers.|
|Citation: ||Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 1984, Vol.102, p105 -111|
|Abstract: ||High pressure, Xray and miscibility studies on binary mixtures of terminally substituted cyano and nitro compounds have led to the observation of two kinds of A-A transitions, viz., Ad-Ad and Ad-A1, the former being observed for the first time. The signatures of these transitions, which are not observable either optically or by differential scanning calorimetry, are seen dramatically in the smectic A -nematic phase boundary in the P-T plane. Xray results show that the Ad-Ad transition is from a partially bilayer smectic A with a temperature-independent layer spacing to one with a temperature-dependent layer spacing.|
|Description: ||Restricted Access.|
|Alternative Location: ||http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01406568408070519|
|Copyright: ||1984 OPA (Overseas Publishers Association) N.V.|
|Appears in Collections:||Research Papers (SCM)|
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