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Title: Liquid crystal anchoring on patterned self-assembled monolayers
Author: Bramble, Jonathan Peter
ISNI:       0000 0001 3476 7187
Awarding Body: Leeds
Current Institution: University of Leeds
Date of Award: 2008
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The anchoring of Liquid Crystals (LCs) on surfaces patterned with functionalised Self Assembled Monolayers (SAMs) has been investigated. A range of pattern geometries and length scales have been used to explore the effects of surface patterning on the alignment of n-cyanobiphenyl (nCBs) LCs in their Smectic and Nematic phases and at the Nematic to Isotropic phase transition.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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