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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., 2015, 15 (3), 52—63.
DOI: 10.18083/LCAppl.2015.3.52





Mesomorphic Esters of 4-Alkyl(aryl)cyclohexenecarboxylic Acids. Synthesis and Properties



V. S. Bezborodov1, V. I. Lapanik2, S. G. Mikhalyonok1

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1Belarusian State Technological University,
13a Sverdlova St., Minsk, 220006, Belarus
E-mail: v_bezborodov@yahoo.com
2Institute of Applied Physics Problems,
7 Kurchatova St., Minsk, 220108, Belarus

Abstract
The paper is dedicated to the synthesis of 4-alkyl(aryl)cyclohexenecarboxylic acids and their mesomorphic esters and the investigations of physical-chemical properties of the prepared compounds. It was found that the mesomorphic esters of 4-alkyl(aryl)cyclohexenecarboxylic acids have a number of advantages in comparison with the analogous esters of 4-alkylbenzoic and trans-4-alkylcyclohexanecarboxylic acids. They allow to obtain various LC compositions with low threshold voltage, fast switch-on and switch-off times and a wide temperature range of the nematic phase.

Keywords: liquid crystals, anisotropic compounds, properties of liquid crystalline compounds





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