Birefringence of nematic liquid crystals

Chandrasekhar, S. ; Krishnamurti, D. (1966) Birefringence of nematic liquid crystals Physics Letters, 23 (7). pp. 459-460. ISSN 0031-9163

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A theory of the birefringence of nematic liquid crystals is developed assuming the intermolecular interactions to be of the dipole-dipole type. It leads to a temperature variation of the birefringence in excellent agreement with observations.

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