Chapter 2. Guide to the Nomenclature and Classification of Liquid Crystals

  1. Prof. D. Demus1,
  2. Prof. J. Goodby2,
  3. Prof. G. W. Gray3,
  4. Prof. H.-W. Spiess4 and
  5. Dr. V. Vill5
  1. John W Goodby and
  2. George W Gray

Published Online: 20 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527613946.ch2

Physical Properties of Liquid Crystals

Physical Properties of Liquid Crystals

How to Cite

Demus, D., Goodby, J., Gray, G. W., Spiess, H.-W. and Vill, V. (1999) Guide to the Nomenclature and Classification of Liquid Crystals, in Physical Properties of Liquid Crystals, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527613946.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Veilchenweg 23, 06118 Halle, Germany

  2. 2

    School of Chemistry, University of Hull, Hull, HU6 7RX, U.K.

  3. 3

    Merck Ltd., Liquid Crystals, Merck House, Poole BH15 1TD, U.K.

  4. 4

    Max-Planck-Institut für, Polymerforschung, Ackermannweg 10, 55128 Mainz, Germany

  5. 5

    Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Hamburg, Martin-Luther-King-Platz 6, 20146 Hamburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 FEB 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527297474

Online ISBN: 9783527613946

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Keywords:

  • nomenclature;
  • notations;
  • symmetries;
  • structural Features;
  • mesogenic

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Definitions

  • Structural Features

  • Polymeric Liquid Crystals

  • Notation of Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Properties

  • Stereochemistry

  • References