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Single Molecule Studies on Dynamics in Liquid Crystals
AbstractSingle molecule (SM) methods are able to resolve structure related dynamics of guest molecules in liquid crystals (LC). Highly diluted small dye molecules on the one hand explore structure formation and LC dynamics, on the other hand they report about a distortion caused by the guest molecules. The anisotropic structure of LC materials is used to retrieve specific conformation related properties of larger guest molecules like conjugated polymers. This in particular sheds light on organization mechanisms within biological cells, where large molecules are found in nematic LC surroundings. This review gives a short overview related to the application of highly sensitive SM detection schemes in LC.
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Täuber, D.; von Borczyskowski, C. Single Molecule Studies on Dynamics in Liquid Crystals. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14, 19506-19525.View more citation formats
Täuber D, von Borczyskowski C. Single Molecule Studies on Dynamics in Liquid Crystals. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2013; 14(10):19506-19525.Chicago/Turabian Style
Täuber, Daniela; von Borczyskowski, Christian. 2013. "Single Molecule Studies on Dynamics in Liquid Crystals." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 14, no. 10: 19506-19525.