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Zhidk. krist. ikh prakt. ispol'z. = Liq. Cryst. and their Appl., 2015, 15 (3), 103—108. DOI: 10.18083/LCAppl.2015.3.103
Effect of Azo Dyes Molecules Dimerization on Properties of LC – Dye Systems Under Laser Irradiation
N. N. Barabanova1, V. V. Belyaev1, D. L. Bogdanov1, A. L.Bugrimov1, A. K. Dadivanyan1,
A. P. Nazarov1, V. G. Chigrinov2
Author affiliations 1Moscow State Regional University,
10а Radio St., Moscow, 105005, Russia E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
2Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Abstract Dimerization of azo dyes molecules used for photoorientation of liquid crystals is considered. The values of thermodynamic potentials of this process are found. A probability of the formation of dye molecules dimers is evaluated. The effect of dimerization on polar and azimuthal anchoring energy of LC – azo dye system is shown. The bonds conjugation transfer via intermolecular hydrogen bond is revealed and the anisotropy of polarizability of the hydrogen bond is evaluated.