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Crystal Structure of 2-methylbutyl 4'-octyloxybiphenyl-4-carboxylate

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  • MATSUNAGA Yasuko
    Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Ochanomizu University
  • HORI Kayako
    Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Ochanomizu University

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  • PBb02 液晶性物質、2-methylbutyl 4'-octyloxybiphenyl-4-carboxylateの結晶構造

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Abstract

The title compound, 2-methylbutyl 4'-octyloxybiphenyl-4-carboxylate, exhibits the monotropic chiral smectic C phase in addition to the smectic A phase. On the other hand, the isomer with the reversed direction of the ester linkage exhibits the crystal G phase. In order to investigate the influence of the direction of ester linkages on liquid crystal phases, crystal structure has been determined for the title compound. The molecule has a bent structure. The packing mode of molecules has a smectic-like layer structure, stacked in a zig-zag way. The molecules in a layer have an antiparallel arrangement every two molecules. The long axis of a molecule is tilted from the layer normal (20°).

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  • CRID
    1390282680664955776
  • NII Article ID
    110001464366
  • NII Book ID
    AA11639022
  • DOI
    10.11538/ekitou.1999.0_202
  • ISSN
    24325988
    18803490
  • Text Lang
    ja
  • Data Source
    • JaLC
    • CiNii Articles
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