Optical observations of MHPBC and 10OTBBB1M7 in the smectic -C*α phase were carried out. In both samples, a short-pitch helical structure was found. The obtained data display characteristic oscillations as a function of temperature.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics|
|State||Published - Jun 2001|