Molecular Dynamics in Nematic Phases: Raman and Infrared Spectroscopy

  • M. P. Fontana
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 290)


In this Chapter we shall describe the use of vibrational spectroscopy to study molecular reorientational dynamics in liquid crystalline mesophases, with particular emphasis on the temperature dependence as the nematic-isotropic (N-I) phase transition is approached.


Liquid Crystal Nematic Phase Vibrational Spectroscopy Induce Dipole Moment Anisotropic Fluid 
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  • M. P. Fontana
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità di ParmaItaly

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