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Zhidk. krist. ikh prakt. ispol'z. = Liq. Cryst. and their Appl., 2011, 1, 43—47.
Chiral Liquid Crystals Based on Optical Active Isoamil Alcohol
V. V.Bykova, G. A. Anan'eva, N. V.Usol'tseva
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Abstract o study the influence of the calamitic compounds structure on their mesomorphic properties, the synthesis and study of the texture characteristics of 5 isoamil alcohol derivatives were carried out. Only two (alkylsubstituted) from 5 compounds possess chiral nematic phase. The alkoxysubstituted and the ester derivatives from nematic phase without chirality features.
Keywords: synthesis, chiral liquid crystals, mesomorphism, optical active isoamil alcohol