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X-Ray Diffraction Intensities of a Smectic-A Liquid Crystal

Stamatoff, J. and Cladis, P. E. and Guillon, D. and Cross, M. C. and Bilash, T. and Finn, P. (1980) X-Ray Diffraction Intensities of a Smectic-A Liquid Crystal. Physical Review Letters, 44 (23). pp. 1509-1512. ISSN 0031-9007.

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Higher-order diffraction from the smectic-A liquid-crystalline phase of cyanooctylbiphenyl (COB) has been measured. The dominant short-range disorder, described by the relative intensities, is in agreement with our estimate of the smectic order parameter based on McMillan's mean-field theory.

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