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Collective Order Fluctuations in Liquid Crystals Studied by Transverse Nuclear Spin Relaxation

  • J. Stohrer
  • G. Gröbner
  • C. Mayer
  • K. Weisz
  • G. Kothe
Conference paper

Abstract

The anisotropy and frequency dispersion of transverse deuteron spin relaxation times are employed to characterize collective order fluctuations in liquid crystals.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Stohrer
    • 1
  • G. Gröbner
    • 1
  • C. Mayer
    • 1
  • K. Weisz
    • 1
  • G. Kothe
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Physikalische ChemieUniversität StuttgartStuttgart 80Fed. Rep. of Germany

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