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Zhidk. krist. ikh prakt. ispol'z. = Liq. Cryst. and their Appl., 2008, 3, 29—38.
Alkyloxybenzoic Acids. I. Structure of Solid Phases
S. M. Pestov1, A. N. Kochetov1, N. S. Rukk1, L. G. Kuz'mina2, N. S. Kucherepa2
Author affiliations 1Lomonosov Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technologies
Department of Inorganic Chemistry.
119571 Moscow, prospect Vernadskogo, 86. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 2N. S. Kurnakov Institute of the General and Inorganic Chemistry RAS.
119991 Moscow, Lenin Av., 31. Е-mail: email@example.com
Abstract Special features of crystalline structures of mesogenic alkyloxybenzoic acids are discussed. X-ray data of six acids (alkyl: butyl, pentyl, hexyl, heptyl, nonyl, dodecyl, radiation MoKα at 120 K) are obtained. Decreasing of the packing factor at increasing of alkyl chain of mesogen is revealed. Results of semi-empirical calculations and X-ray data are compared.