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Ordering of some liquid crystals containing the 2-phenylindazole core

Berdague, P and Judeinstein, P and Bayle, JP and Nagaraja, CS and Sinha, N and Ramanathan, KV (2001) Ordering of some liquid crystals containing the 2-phenylindazole core. In: Liquid Crystals, 28 (2). pp. 197-205.

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Abstract

Molecules containing the 2-phenylindazole core present liquid crystalline properties even if the two terminal chains do not point along the same axis. C-13 NMR in the liquid crystalline phase shows that the molecular long axis is nearly aligned with the para-axis of the phenyl moiety of the 2-phenylindazole core. This implies that the first fragments of the chain belonging to the indazole moiety do not lie along the molecular long axis. To promote liquid crystal properties, this chain needs to possess at least six carbon atoms.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Taylor & Francis.
Keywords: Cross-Polarization Experiments;Transient Oscillations;Parameters;Molecules;Behavior;Chain
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2010 10:23
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:55
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/17198

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