Advances in Condensed Matter Physics / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Transition Temperatures of Thermotropic Liquid Crystals from the Local Binary Gray Level Cooccurrence Matrix

Table 1

Textures and phase transition temperatures of homeotropically aligned -alkyloxybenzoic acid mesogens (n = 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12).

Compound nOBA where n =PhasesPhase transition temperatures (°C)
Literature [23]Present method

4I-N-Cr160-147163.7-149
6I-N-Cr154-106155.3-108
8I-N-SmC-Cr147-108-101148.3-109.8-102.1
10I-N-SmC-Cr142-122-97145.4-123.7-94
12I-N-SmC-Cr137-129-95139.7-128.8-97.5

SmC: SmecticC; N: Nematic; Cr: Crysta; I: Isotropic.