Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Liquid Crystal

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6955

n (1891) A liquid in which the molecules are oriented parallel to each other resulting in birefringence and interference patterns visible in polarizing light. (Collins PJ (1997) Introduction to liquid crystals: Chemistry and physics, vol 1. Taylor & Francis, New York)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA