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Title: Synthesis and mesomorphic properties of some platinum(II) and oxovanadium(IV) complexes
Authors: Sadashiva, B.K.
Ghode, Archana
Issue Date: Jan-1994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Citation: Liquid Crystals, 1994, Vol.16, p33 - 42
Abstract: The synthesis and mesomorphic properties of a homologous series of N-(2-hydroxy-4-n-alkoxybenzylidene)-4''-n-decylphenylanilines and their platinum(II) and oxovanadium(IV) complexes are reported. All the ligands and their metal chelates exhibit enantiotropic mesophases, predominantly smectic A and smectic C phases. The transition temperatures and enthalpies have been determined for most of the compounds. The platinum(II) complexes have higher melting points and mesophase thermal stabilities. However, the oxovanadium(IV) complexes have a wider thermal range for the mesophase. Both platinum(II) and oxovanadium(IV) complexes containing only a chain on the biphenyl moiety exhibit a nematic phase.
Description: Restricted Access. Presented at the 14th international liquid crystal conference, 21-26 June 1992, Pisa, Italy, 1994.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/2977
ISSN: 0267-8292
1366-5855 (Online)
Alternative Location: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02678299408036518
Copyright: 1994 Taylor & Francis
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