Orientational ordering in the chiral smectic-C*F12 liquid crystal phase determined by resonant polarized x-ray diffraction

A. Cady, J. A. Pitney, R. Pindak, L. S. Matkin, S. J. Watson, H. F. Gleeson, P. Cluzeau, P. Barois, A. M. Levelut, W. Caliebe, J. W. Goodby, M. Hird, C. C. Huang

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Abstract

The RPXRD technique was applied to determine unambiguously the structure of the SmCFI2* phase of MHDDOPTCOB. In particular, the four-layer repeat unit of this phase was established to be locally biaxial.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)050702/1-050702/4
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
Volume64
Issue number5 I
StatePublished - Nov 1 2001

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