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Preparation of Cholesteryl Ester Liquid Crystals

Preparation of Cholesteryl Ester Liquid Crystals

This video lab manual, by the Interdisciplinary Education Group of the University of Wisconsin ��_�__ Madison Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC), walks students through the process of preparing cholesteryl ester liquid crystals. The chief advantage of liquid crystals, which change colors according to temperature changes, is their "ability to map out thermal regions of different temperature." Each step of the...

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