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Liquid crystals are compounds that display order in the liquid state above the melting temperature the international journal of polymer science is a peer. This thesis describes lyotropic chromonic liquid crystals (lclcs) with exotic elastic and viscous properties the first part of the thesis presents a thorough analysis of the elastic and viscous properties of lclcs as functions of concentration, temperature and ionic contents, while the second part. High birefringence liquid crystals for optical communications by amanda parish bs boston university, 2004 a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements.
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