J. Phys. II France
Volume 1, Numéro 8, August 1991
Page(s) 939 - 948
DOI: 10.1051/jp2:1991118
J. Phys. II France 1 (1991) 939-948

X-ray study of the comb-like polysiloxane at the different phase states

A. I. Alexandrov1, T. V. Pashkova1, B. Krücke2, S. G. Kostromin3 and V. P. Shibaev3

1  Ivanovo State University, Department of Physics, Ivanovo, 153377 U.S.S.R.
2  Martin-Luther-Universität, Halle-Wittenberg, Sektion Chemie, Halle, DDR-4050.
3  M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Chemistry, Moscow 119899, U.S.S.R.

(Received 11 July 1990, revised 2 May 1991, accepted 15 May 1991)

Structure of comb-shaped liquid crystalline polysiloxane with phenyl benzoate mesogenic side group has been studied. The analysis of the scattering intensity and calculation of the Patterson function of polymer samples oriented in the magnetic field over a wide temperature range have been performed. On the base of these data the structural model of mesogenic groups packing has been suggested.

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