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The induction of the Ntb phase in mixtures

Ramou, Efthymia; Welch, Chris; Hussey, James; Ahmed, Ziauddin; Karahaliou, Panagiota K.; Mehl, Georg H.


Efthymia Ramou

Chris Welch

James Hussey

Ziauddin Ahmed

Panagiota K. Karahaliou


We report the induction of the Ntb phase over a wide temperature and concentration range in a binary system. This was achieved by addition of a flexible dopant without LC properties to a flexible dimer exhibiting only a nematic LC phase. The Ntb phase was identified by POM, DSC and XRD techniques.


Ramou, E., Welch, C., Hussey, J., Ahmed, Z., Karahaliou, P. K., & Mehl, G. H. (2018). The induction of the Ntb phase in mixtures. Liquid crystals, 45(13-15), 1929-1935.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Sep 12, 2018
Online Publication Date Sep 28, 2018
Publication Date Sep 28, 2018
Deposit Date Sep 28, 2018
Publicly Available Date Sep 29, 2019
Journal Liquid Crystals
Print ISSN 0267-8292
Electronic ISSN 1366-5855
Publisher Taylor and Francis
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 45
Issue 13-15
Pages 1929-1935
Keywords General Materials Science; General Chemistry; Condensed Matter Physics
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