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Optical And Thermal Studies On CNT Doped Liquid Crystal Mixtures 

Santosh A. Mani, Sameer U. Hadkar, Jyoti R. Amare, Madhavi S. Pradhan, Hind Al-Johani, Pradip B. Sarawade

Volume 3, Issue 1, Page 41-44, Year 2018 | DOI: 10.5185/amlett.2018/737

Keywords: Liquid Crystal (LC), Polarizing Optical Microscopy (POM), Fabry–Perot Scattering Studies (FPSS), Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA), Phase Transition Temperature (PTT).

Abstract: In the present study, effect of CNT on optical and thermal properties of mixed thermotropic liquid crystal mixture was studied by various techniques to understand their physical behavior. Some new mesophases have investigated by optical methods viz. Polarizing Optical Microscopy (POM) and Fabry–Perot Scattering Studies (FPSS). It has been observed that these new phase transition occur along with the known phase transition temperatures. These new phase transitions corresponding to new mesophases were also confirmed by thermal study using Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA). The CNT doped thermotropic liquid mixtures can be used in various display application such as LCD monitor with color variation to enhance performance. Copyright © 2018 VBRI Press.

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