Models for Phase Transitions in Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals: Theory and Experimental Results

  • R. Blinc
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 290)


It has been shown1 that the smectic C* (Sm C*) liquid crystalline phase is ferroelectric if the molecules are chiral and have a permanent dipole moment transverse to their long molecular axes.


Spontaneous Polarization Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Free Energy Density Relaxation Frequency Molecular Axis 
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  • R. Blinc
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  1. 1.J. Stefan InstituteUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaYugoslavia

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