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Title: Verification of Leslie's expression for the threshold field of a twisted nematic cell
Authors: Karat, P.P.
Madhusudana, N.V.
Issue Date: 1977
Publisher: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers.
Citation: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 1977, Vol.40, p171-175
Abstract: By using an optical system sensitive to small changes in birefringence, we have measured the Leslie threshold field for distorition in a twisted nematic (TN) cell. The compound used in the measurement was 4'-n-heptyl-4-cyanobiphenyl (7CB) for which we have independently measured all the three elastic constants. With these data we have verified Leslie's expression for the threshold field for the TN cell.
Description: Restricted Access.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/2620
ISSN: 1058-725X
Alternative Location: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15421407708084480
Copyright: 1977 OPA (Overseas Publishers Association) N.V.
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