Birefringence of Nematic Liquid Crystals

Chandrasekhar, S. and Krishnamurti, D. (1966) Birefringence of Nematic Liquid Crystals. Physics Letters, 23 (7). pp. 459-460.

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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.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Publisher: Elsevier Science
Subjects: E Mathematical Science > Mathematics
Divisions: Department of > Physics
Depositing User: Dhruva Kumar
Date Deposited: 10 May 2021 05:19
Last Modified: 10 May 2021 05:19

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