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Figure 3: Computed parameters from the textures of (S)-(-)-2-methylbutyl 4′-(4-n-alkanoyloxybenzoyloxy) biphenyl-4-carboxylates (where ) as a function of temperature where the phase transitions are indicated. (a), (b), for first-order statistical parameters, (c), (d) for second-order statistical parameters, and (e) for Legendre moments.