Condensed Matter Physics, 2010, vol. 13, No. 3, p. 37001:1-2
Note about Cholesterol
(Originally published in German in "Mittheilungen aus dem
Universitätslaboratorium in Lemberg [at present Lviv,
Ukraine], Annalen der Chemie und Pharmacie (Annals of Chemistry and
Pharmacy), Band CXVIII, Bandes erstes Heft (Issue 1), 25-27, 1861.
Copyright Willey-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA)
A translation from German of the original paper by Prof. Planer in
which he describes his observations of selective light reflection in
monotropic cholesteric liquid crystal phase of cholesteryl chloride
that he synthesized. Translation by Peter Oelschlaeger, Chemistry
Department and Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Material
Design and by Hector Cordova Mireles, Department of Physics, both
from the California State Polytechnic University at Pomona.
Translation was slightly revised by Prof. H.S. Kitzerow, Department
of Chemistry from the University of Paderborn in Germany. Reproduced
with the permission of Willey-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.
cholesteryl chloride, monotropic cholesteric liquid crystal phase
61.30.-v, 64.70.pv, 82.70.Dd