Accession Number : AD0663705

Title :   SOLID 'LIQUID CRYSTAL' FILMS OF POLY-GAMMA-BENZYL-L-GLUTAMATE.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : PRINCETON UNIV N J FRICK CHEMICAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Samulski,E. T. ; Tobolsky,A. V.

Report Date : DEC 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Cast solid films containing rigid alpha-helical molecules exhibit a molecular structure similar to that found in the liquid crystalline phase. Optical measurements and anisotropic swelling of the films are interpreted in terms of a preferential orientation of the liquid crystalline structure in the film. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*POLYMERS, *CRYSTAL STRUCTURE), FILMS, LIQUIDS, CRYSTALS, AROMATIC COMPOUNDS, GLUTAMIC ACID, MOLECULAR STRUCTURE, REFRACTION, X RAY DIFFRACTION

Subject Categories : Crystallography
      Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE