A statistical theory of liquid crystalline mixtures. Components of different size

  • Humphries R
  • Luckhurst G
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Abstract

The Humphries-James-Luckhurst theory of liquid crystalline mixtures is extended to include different sized components. The theory is able to predict the concentration dependence of the nematic-isotropic transition temperature for the binary mixture of 4,4'-dimethoxyazoxybenzene and 4,4'-di-n-hexyloxyazoxybenzene in complete accord with experiment. © 1973.

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  • R. L. Humphries

  • G. R. Luckhurst

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