The biaxial symmetry of the low temperature smectic phase of N-(4-n-hexyloxybenzylidene)-4-n-hexylaniline is demonstrated through observation of the deuterium NMR resonance of CDCL//3 probe molecules dissolved in this phase. The biaxial ordering is revealed in the observed powder spectrum as well as in a complete rotation study of a uniformly aligned sample.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Molecular crystals and liquid crystals|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2017|
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