The Rheo-NMR Approach to the Viscoelastic Properties of Liquid Crystalline Polymers: Main-Chain versus Side-Chain Results

  • Assis F. Martins
Conference paper


Conventional rheometers cannot discriminate the five independent viscosities and three elastic constants which play a role in the flow behaviour of nematic liquid crystals.

PACS numbers

61.30.-v 07.58.+g 62.10.-hs 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Assis F. Martins
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.FCT — Dept. Ciencia dos MateriaisUniversidade Nova de LisboaMonte da CaparicaPortugal
  2. 2.Centro de Fisica da Matéria CondensadaI.N.I.CLisboa CodexPortugal

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