5 edition of Physical Properties of Liquid Crystals found in the catalog.
December 8, 2000
by INSPEC, Inc.
Written in English
|Contributions||David A. Dunmur (Editor), Atsuo Fukuda (Editor), Geoffrey Luckhurst (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||696|
Physical Properties of Liquid Crystals. This paper describes the synthesis and physical properties of some polar liquid crystalline compounds having a 1, 3-dioxanone or a cyclohexanone at. Introduction - This book, consisting of 10 chapters, should be treated as a complement that brings the reader up to date with the latest contributions to the rich literature on liquid crystals. A prominent place in this literature is occupied by the dielectric properties which are important in estimation of usefulness of these materials and in understanding the molecular processes .
The text begins with an historical account of the discovery of liquid crystals and continues with a description of how different phases are generated and how different molecular architectures affect liquid crystalline properties. The rest of the book is concerned with understanding and explaining the properties of the various types of liquid Cited by: Liquid crystals (LCs) are a state of matter which has properties between those of conventional liquids and those of solid instance, a liquid crystal may flow like a liquid, but its molecules may be oriented in a crystal-like way. There are many different types of liquid-crystal phases, which can be distinguished by their different optical properties (such as textures).
Liquid crystals are anisotropic materials, and the physical properties of the system vary with the average alignment with the director. If the alignment is large, the material is very anisotropic. Similarly, if the alignment is small, the material is almost isotropic. The chemical synthesis of the compounds studied further enhances the connection between molecular structure and macroscopic physical properties. The results of two separate physical measurements, refractometry and absorption spectroscopy, are combined to calculate a microscopic, but very practical, property of chiral nematic liquids—the pitch Cited by: 3.
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This handbook is a unique compendium of Physical Properties of Liquid Crystals book on all aspects of the physics of liquid crystals.
In over pages it provides detailed information on the physical properties of liquid crystals as well as the recent theories and results on phase transitions, defects and textures of different types of liquid crystals. Book Description. This book provides hands-on details of various different techniques used in the study of liquid crystals and other soft-condensed matter systems.
Each chapter in the book is dedicated to the use of an important experimental technique Format: Paperback. Volume VIII/5A Physical properties of liquid crystals gives a comprehensive compilation of properties of liquid crystalline compounds.
The extensive data recorded within can be used for technical applications as well as for basic : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Description This handbook is a unique compendium of knowledge on all aspects of the physics of liquid crystals.
In over pages it provides detailed information on the physical properties of liquid crystals as well as the recent theories and results on phase transitions, defects and textures of different types of liquid : George W. Gray. Summary This chapter contains sections titled: Macroscopic and Microscopic Properties References Physical Properties - Physical Properties of Liquid Crystals - Wiley Online Library Skip to Article Content.
Physical Properties of Liquid Crystals. Abstract. The term “Liquid Crystals”, first used by O. Lehmann indesignates a state of matter that is intermediate between the solid crystalline and the ordinary (isotropic) liquid phases.
Liquid crystals flow like ordinary liquids, e.g. they adopt the shape of their by: The book consists of three parts: the first part, on structure, starts from the fundamental principles underlying the structure of liquid crystals, their rich phase behaviour and the methods used to study them; the second part, on physical properties, emphasizes the influence of anisotropy on all aspects of liquid crystals behaviour; the third.
Properties of Liquid Crystals. Liquid crystal phases are generally cloudy in appearance, which means that they scatter light in much the same way as colloids such as milk. This light scattering is a consequence of fluctuating regions of non-uniformity as small groups of molecules form and disperse.
The new structure facilitates navigation and combines the presentation of the content by topic and by liquid-crystal type.
A fundamentals volume sets the stage for an understanding of the liquid crystal state of matter, while individual volumes cover the main types and forms, with a final volume bringing together the diverse liquid crystal.
Advances in Liquid Crystal Research and Applications Edited by Le/os Beta Pergamon Press, Oxford -- Akadtmiai Kiadd, Budapest -- Liquid crystals: physical properties and their possibilities in application L.
by: 2. The ability of liquid crystalline materials to form ordered boundary layers with good load-carrying capacity, outstanding lubricating properties, has been widely demonstrated. "The first modern book to survey and discuss the physical properties of liquid ted in a clear and systematic way." -- Nature "A remarkable book that ought to be on the shelf of every liquid crystal by: About this book.
The Handbook of Liquid Crystals is a unique compendium of knowledge on all aspects of liquid crystals. In over pages the Handbook provides detailed information on the basic principles of both low- and high-molecular weight materials, as well as the synthesis, characterization, modification.
The detailed chapters on classification, theory, chemical structure, physical properties and surface alignment of liquid crystals facilitate the basic understanding of the science behind LCDs and other uses of liquid crystals. The chapters on liquid crystal polymers and lyotropic liquid crystals, give deep insight into these areas.
Dunmur DA, Fukuda A, Luckhurst GR () Physical properties of liquid crystals: nematics, EMIS data review series. Institution of Engineering. Quantitative aspects of defects in nematics for the director parametrised as n = (sin 8 cos cp; sin 8 sin cp; with the polar angle 8 and the azimuthal angle cp being fbnctions of the coordinates u and v on o.
I INI=l INI=l (a) (b) (c) FIGURE 2 Topological point defects in a uniaxial nematic. Since n = -n, each point defect can be equally labelled,by N. Liquid crystals are partially ordered systems without a rigid, long-range structure. The study of these materials covers a wide area: chemical structure, physical properties and technical 5/5(1).
The first of the experimental chapters, chapter 2, presents experiments that demonstrate a small part of a rich phenomena characteristic of liquid crystals using liquid crystals experiments represent the main part of the textbook.
All of the experiments can be performed by simple means and are accessible to any modestly equipped school. Liquid crystals could be aligned when placing them in contact with a crystal surface / if a liquid crystalline compound is placed between to aligning surfaces of different orientations, the director of the liquid crystalline compound smoothly follows the transition, rotating from one surface to.
This new edition of the classic text incorporates the many advances in knowledge about liquid crystals that have taken place since its initial publication in Entirely new chapters describe the types and properties of liquid crystals in terms of both recently discovered phases and current insight into the nature of local order and isotropic-to-nematic transition.
Inabout compounds forming liquid crystalline phases were known; bythis number had increased to about 50 In portable devices like wristwatches, pocket caculators, measuring instruments, and laptop computers the liquid crystal display technology has gained total acceptance and is on the way to encompass the market of colour TV screens.Introduction to liquid Journal of Molecular Liquids () – Many excellent books and reviews cover different aspects of liq- studying bulk properties of liquid Author: Denis Andrienko.structures and physical properties.
Although LCs combine the properties of a crystalline solid and an isotropic liquid, they exhibit very specific electro-optical phenomena, which have no equivalent ana-logues in solids or in liquids.
The physical properties of LC medium are gov-erned by the orientational order of the constituent anisotropic File Size: KB.