A Setup for Studying Microstructural, Thermo- and Electro-Optical Properties of Light-Scattering Film Materials
- 27 Downloads
A setup based on an optical polarizing microscope and a technique for simultaneously studying the morphology of light-scattering film materials and measuring their thermo- and electro-optical characteristics are described. The setup is equipped with a specially developed thermocuvette, a laser, a CCD video camera, a photodetector, units for processing electronic signals, and a computer. The performance capabilities of the apparatus are demonstrated using examples of optically anisotropic composite films of polymer carrying out liquid crystals with controlled light scattering.
KeywordsPolymer Physical Chemistry Liquid Crystal Light Scattering Video Camera
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 1.Zharkova, G.M. and Sonin, A.S., Zhidkokristallicheskie kompozity (Liquid-Crystal Composites), Novosibirsk: Nauka, 1994, p. 214.Google Scholar
- 2.Kitzerow, H.S., Liq. Cryst., 1994, vol. 16, no.1, p. 1.Google Scholar
- 3.Drzaic, P.S., Liquid Crystal Dispersions, Singapore: World Sci., 1995, p. 430.Google Scholar
- 4.Crawford, G.P. and Zumer, S., Liquid Crystals in Complex Geometries, London: Taylor & Francis, 1996, p. 584.Google Scholar
- 5.Barannik, A.V., Lapanik, V.I., Bezborodov, V.S., et al., J. Inf. Display, 2005, vol. 13, no.4, p. 21.Google Scholar