The Saupe ordering matrix of a banana-shaped mesogenic molecule as a solute in a common nematic calamitic solvent has been determined by H-2-NMR spectroscopy as a function of temperature. The temperature dependence of the Saupe ordering matrix element associated with the principal molecular axis is consistent with a glassy behavior in the reorientational motion of this particular solute molecule. The Haller expression, appropriately modified, provides a good fit to the experimental data.
|Autori interni:||DOMENICI, VALENTINA|
|Autori:||CINACCHI G; DOMENICI V|
|Titolo:||Orientational ordering of a banana-shaped solute molecule in a nematic calamitic solvent by 2H NMR spectroscopy: an indication of glasslike behavior|
|Anno del prodotto:||2006|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1103/PhysRevE.74.030701|
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