An Incommensurate Smectic A Phase
An incommensurate smectic A phase (Aic) existing between partially bilayer Ad and bilayer A2 phases was discovered recently by us . Here we report detailed X-ray and DSC studies as well as dielectric constant measurements on this new phase.
KeywordsLayer Spacing Static Dielectric Constant Dielectric Anisotropy Incommensurate Phase Fourth Order Term
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