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dc.contributor.authorShubashree, S.-
dc.contributor.authorSadashiva, B.K.-
dc.identifier.citationCurrent Science, 2003, Vol. 85, p1061-1065.en
dc.description.abstractThe synthesis and characterization of four compounds of a homologous series of cholesteryl-2-fluoro-4-n-alkoxybenzoates is reported. The twist grain bound-ary smectic A phase was observed in three compounds which contain only one phenyl ring. All the com-pounds exhibiting this phase, also show blue phase, cholesteric, smectic A and smectic C* phases. The mesophases were identified using polarizing optical microscopy, differential scanning calorimetry and heli-cal pitch measurements.en
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dc.publisherIndian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India.en
dc.rightsIndian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India.en
dc.titleTwist grain boundary smectic A phase in compounds derived from cholesterolen
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