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Access Type

Open Access

Degree Program

Polymer Science & Engineering

Degree Name

Thesis (M.S.)

Year Degree Awarded

1983

Keywords

Liquid crystals, Polymer

Abstract

A "liquid crystal" is a substance whose properties are intermediate between those of a crystalline solid and an isotropic liquid. The molecules within a liquid crystal are partially ordered, but they are able to translate easily in at least one direction.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.7275/frjf-x655

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