Calculation of the dielectric constant as a function of temperature near the smectic AC* phase transition in ferroelectric liquid crystals


Kilit E., YURTSEVEN H. H.

FERROELECTRICS, cilt.365, ss.288-300, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 365
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/00150190802064318
  • Dergi Adı: FERROELECTRICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.288-300

Özet

We calculate here. the dielectric constant E as a function of temperature for the AC* phase transition of a ferroelectric liquid crystal using a mean field model. Using the values of the polarization P and the tilt angle theta, calculated from the mean field model with the P-2 theta(2) coupling for 4-(3-methyl-2-chlorobutanoyloxy)-4'-heptyloxybiphenyl, the dielectric constant E is calculated in the smectic C* phase of this ferroelectric liquid crystal at various temperatures at constant electric fields.