New ferroelectric mixtures of liquid crystalline α-halogen carboxylates

A. Vajda, E. Szabó, A. Jákli, L. Bata, K. Fodor-Csorba

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Abstract

Novel binary, ternary and four component mixtures of (S)-4- (2-chloro-3-methylbutanoyloxy)phenyl-4-[(n-alkoxy) benzoates]and 4-n-alkoxyphenyl 4-n-alkoxybenzoates were prepared exhibiting SmC* phase in a wide range near to room temperature. Phase diagrams and physical properties e.g. electro-optical response, spontaneous polarization and switching time have been determined. The appearance and disappearance of different mesophases has been studied.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-110
Number of pages16
JournalMolecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section A: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals
Volume339
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2000

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  • Condensed Matter Physics

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