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Calorimetric investigations of phase transitions in amyl-ethoxy-cyanstilbene (AECS)

  • O. Valentová
  • J. Biroš
  • L. Valenta
Conference paper
Part of the Progress in Colloid & Polymer Science book series (PROGCOLLOID, volume 78)

Abstract

Caloric measurements of AECS enabled estimation of the phase transition temperatures and evaluation of the corresponding latent heats. Combination of these results with those of [1] leads to complete determination of the Gibbs potential for AECS.

Key words

Liquid crystals phase transitions latent heat Gibbs potential 

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© Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag GmbH & Co. KG 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Valentová
    • 1
  • J. Biroš
    • 2
  • L. Valenta
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Mathematics and PhysicsCharles UniversityPrague 2Czechoslovakia
  2. 2.Institute of Macromolecular ChemistryCzechoslovak Academy of SciencesPragueCzechoslovakia

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