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Large electroclinic effect in new liquid crystal material

Published

Author(s)

Paul A. Williams, M. B. Ros, N. A. Clark, R. T. Vohra, D. M. Walba, M. D. Wand

Abstract

We report a new liquid crystal material (W317) which has an unusually large electroclinic effect in a phase tentatively identified as smectic A. We show electroclinic tilt angles as large as 21 °, and measurable tilt angles over a 40°C temperature range.
Proceedings Title
Proc., 3rd Intl. Conf. on Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals; Ferroelectrics

Citation

Williams, P. , Ros, M. , Clark, N. , Vohra, R. , Walba, D. and Wand, M. (1991), Large electroclinic effect in new liquid crystal material, Proc., 3rd Intl. Conf. on Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals; Ferroelectrics, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=16164 (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created January 1, 1991, Updated February 17, 2017