New mesomorphic symmetrical 2:1 supramolecular H-bonded complexes of seven phenyl rings were prepared between 4-n-alkoxyphenylazobenzoic acids and 4-(2-(pyridin-3-yl)diazenyl)phenyl nicotinate. Mesomorphic studies of the prepared complexes were investigated using differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and polarizing optical microscopy (POM). Fermi bands of the formed H-bonded interactions were confirmed by FT-IR spectroscopy. Geometrical parameters for all complexes were performed using the density functional theory (DFT) calculations method. Theoretical results revealed that the prepared H-bonded complexes are in non-linear geometry with U-shaped and wavy-shaped geometrical structures; however, the greater linearity of the wavy-shaped compounds could be the reason for their stability with respect to the U-shaped conformer. Moreover, the stable, wavy shape of supramolecular H-bonded complexes (SMHBCs) has been used to illustrate mesomeric behavior in terms of the molecular interaction. The experimental mesomorphic investigations revealed that all complexes possess enantiotropic smectic C phase. Phases were confirmed by miscibility with a standard smectic C (SmC) compound. A comparison was constructed to investigate the effect of incorporating azophenyl moiety into the mesomeric behavior of the corresponding five-membered complexes. It was found that the addition of the extra phenylazo group to the acid moiety has a great increment of the mesophase stability (TC
) values with respect to the monotropic SmC phase of the five aromatic systems to the high stable enantiotropic SmC mesophase.
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