Microscopic structures of the B7 phase: AFM and electron microscopy studies

A. Eremin, L. Naji, A. Nemes, R. Stannarius, M. Schulz, K. Fodor-Csorba

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Abstract

A wide variety of morphologies, such as screw-like filaments, ribbons, etc., have been observed in polarizing microscopy studies of the B 7 phase in a melt or with free surface. In this paper, we present the results of AFM and scanning electron microscopy measurements of structures formed by a columnar-type B 7 phase. These measurements are aimed at elucidating the three-dimensional structure of the observed patterns.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)789-794
Number of pages6
JournalLiquid Crystals
Volume33
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2006

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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