Pub No:
90
Title:
Phase Transitions in Some Classes of Chiral Mesogens
Authors:
Hsu, Y.Y. and David Dolphin
Journal:
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst.
Year:
1977
Pages:
42, 319-325
Abstract:
The phase transitions for three series of optically active mesogens, (R)-4-cyanobenzylidene-4-methylalkylanilines, (R)-4-(2-methylbutyl)phenyl-4-alkoxybenzoates, and (R)-4-(2-methylbutyl)- 4-alkoxyazobenzenes, are reported. The presence of a Me group, e.g., in p-(EtCHRCH2)C6H4N:NC6H4OMe (I, R = Me) as compared to I (R = H), depressed the mp. and clearing pt.

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