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Liquid Crystals and their Application
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Zhidkie kristally i ikh prakticheskoe ispol'zovanie

Жидкие кристаллы и их практическое использование

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Zhidk. krist. ikh prakt. ispol'z. = Liq. Cryst. and their Appl., 2009, 4, 100—105.

Formation and Structural Investigations of Biaxial Fullerene Containing Langmuir-Blodgett Films

A. I. Alexandrov, D. V. Barakhtenko, T. V. Pashkova, A. V. Pyatunin

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Ivanovo State University, Department of Experimental and Technical Physics
153025 Russia, Ivanovo, Ermak Str., 39.

Investigations on orientation of floating layers of triple system fullerene C60 – disubstituted dibenzo-24-crown-8 – terbium complex by magnetic field and receiving of biaxial Langmuir-Blodgett films on their base were carried out. It was shown that the films have regular multilayered structure, formed by crown-ether – fullerene complexes, and possess anisotropy of planar electric conductivity, which is provided by macroscopic orientation of fullerene-fullerene chain contacts in each separate layer.

Keywords: fullerenes, crown-ethers, Langmuir-Blodgett films, effect of Freedericks, anisotropy of conductivity.

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