International
Tables for
Crystallography
Volume B
Reciprocal space
Edited by U. Shmueli

International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. B, ch. 4.4, p. 451   | 1 | 2 |

Figure 4.4.1.3 

P. S. Pershana*

aDivision of Engineering and Applied Science and The Physics Department, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Correspondence e-mail: pershan@deas.harvard.edu

[Figure 4.4.1.3]
Figure 4.4.1.3

Chemical formulae for some of the molecules that form thermotropic liquid crystals: (a) N-[4-(n-butyloxy)benzylidene]-4-n-octylaniline (4O.8), (b) 4′-n-octylbiphenyl-4-carbonitrile (8CB), (c) 4-hexylphenyl 4-(4-cyanobenzoyloxy)benzoate (DB6); lyotropic liquid crystals: (d) sodium dodecyl sulfate, (e) 1,2-dipalmitoyl-L-phosphatidylcholine (DPPC); and a discotic liquid crystal: (f) benzenehexayl hexa-n-alkanoates.