Dear authors and readers!
We are pleased to inform that the journal Liquid Crystals and their Application is included in Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index) and Scopus databases.
Zhidk. krist. ikh prakt. ispol'z. = Liq. Cryst. and their Appl., 2012, 3, 58—67.
Sorption and Selective Properties of Composite Sorbents Based on the Eutectic Mixture of Nematic Liquid Crystals and Methylated β-Cyclodextrin
L. A. Onuchak, T. S. Burmatnova, R. Ph. Stepanova, Yu. G. Kuraeva, E. S. Tyurina
Author affiliations Samara State University, Department of physical chemistry and chromatography
443011 Samara, Akademik Pavlov str., 1. Russian Federation
Abstract Mesomorphic, sorption and selective properties of the three-component sorbent based on the eutectic mixture of achiral liquid crystals 4-methoxy-4'-ethoxybenzene and 4,4'-diethoxyazoxybenzene and chiral macrocyclic heptakis(2,3,6-tri-O-methyl)-β-cyclodextrin were studied. It was established that macrocyclic additive induces formation of spirally twisted chiral nematic phase. Thermodynamic functions of sorption from the gas phase for 28 organic compounds (n-alkanes, cycloalkanes, arenes, monoatomic alcohols, heterocyclic compounds, optical isomers, camphene, pinene, butanediol-2, and 3) were determined. The reasons of manifestation of isomer-selective sorbent properties with respect to structural, cis-trans- and optical isomers in gas chromatography were discussed.