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Advances in Liquid Crystals: A Special Volume, Volume 113

Advances in Liquid Crystals: A Special Volume, Volume 113

Jagdish K. Vij (Editor), Ilya Prigogine (Series Editor), Stuart A. Rice (Series Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-14225-7

Sep 2009

608 pages



Prigogine and Rice's highly acclaimed series, Advances in Chemical Physics, provides a forum for critical, authoritative reviews of current topics in every area of chemical physics. Edited by J.K. Vij, this volume focuses on recent advances in liquid crystals with significant, up-to-date chapters authored by internationally recognized researchers in the field.
Molecular Engineering for Ferroelectricity in Liquid Crystals (D. Guillon).

Large Electroclinic Effect and Associated Properties of Chiral Smectic a Liquid Crystals (R. Shashidhar, et al.).

Pyroelectric Studies of Polar and Ferroelectric Mesophases (L. Blinov).

Ferroelectric LC-Elastomers (R. Zentel, et al.).

Structure, Mobility, and Piezoelectricity in Ferroelectric Liquid Crystalline Elastomers (F. Kremer, et al.).

Orientational Effects in Ferroelectric and Antiferroelectric Liquid Crystals Using Infared Spectroscopy (A. Kocot, et al.).

The Structure and Properties of Antiferroelectric Liquid Crystals (Y. Panarin & J. Vij).

Order Parameter Variation in Smectic Liquid Crystals (S. Elston & N. Mottram).

Structure and Orientation of Molecules in Discotic Liquid Crystals Using Infrared Spectroscopy (T. Perova, et al.).

Rotational Diffusion and Dielectric Relaxation in Nematic Liquid Crystals (W. Coffey & Y. Kalmykov).

""This volume primarily describes recent developments that enhance understanding of the properties of liquid crystals, and also incorporates contributions in the alignment and the self-order of discotics..."" (SciTech Book News, Vol. 24, No. 4, December 2000)