4.3 - Smectic Liquid Crystals and Lamellar Polymers
X-Ray Diffraction Techniques
General features of layered soft materials such as smectic liquid crystals and lamellar polymers. Identification of lamellar phases. What you can learn from peak intensities. Time 4:53.
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Videos 4.1-4.4 present some important special cases of X-ray scattering: protein crystallography, powder diffraction, and diffraction from smectic or polymer lamellar or columnar phases. These videos are independently accessible without viewing those in previous sections.