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Advances in Liquid Crystals: A Special Volume, Volume 113

Advances in Liquid Crystals: A Special Volume, Volume 113


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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 ChiralSmectic 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 LiquidCrystalline Elastomers (F. Kremer, et al.).

Orientational Effects in Ferroelectric and Antiferroelectric LiquidCrystals 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 CrystalsUsing Infrared Spectroscopy (T. Perova, et al.).

Rotational Diffusion and Dielectric Relaxation in Nematic LiquidCrystals (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)