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The search for a Lifshitz point in a single-component liquid crystalline system: A high pressure study of 50.6

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Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section A Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals
1058-725X
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Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
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The pressure-temperature diagram of N-(4-n-pentyloxybenzylidene)-4'-n-hexylaniline has been investigated up to 8 kbar. The smectic C-smectic A and smectic A-nematic phase boundaries converge and nearly meet, indicating that a Lifshitz point is likely to occur at a higher pressure.

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