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Title Supercritical Fluid Swelling of Liquid Crystal Films
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Abstract The influence of liquid and supercritical carbon dioxide and liquid propane on the structural properties of both ionic and nonionic surfactant-based liquid crystal films is discussed in this paper. Swelling of the films, measured using in situ small-angle neutron scattering (SANS), was found to be dependent on the solubility of the propane/carbon dioxide in the micelles of the respective liquid crystals. Additionally, under certain pressure conditions the structural properties of some of the films were observed to change, ultimately leading to a loss of order in the micellar arrays of the liquid crystals.
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Journal Article Langmuir 24, no. 13 (2008): 6959-6964. doi:10.1021/la800073t 2008
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