Ultrafast snapshots of the molecules twisting in liquid crystal state

Masaki Hada, Shohei Saito, Sei'ichi Tanaka, Ryuma Sato, Kyohei Matsuo, Mitsuo Hara, Yasuhiko Hayashi, Kazuhiro Mouri, Masahiko Yoshimura, Yasuteru Shigeta, Shigehiro Yamaguchi, Ken Onda, R. J.Dwayne Miller

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Abstract

We demonstrated time-resolved electron diffraction and vibrational spectroscopy to characterize the structure and dynamics of molecules in liquid crystal state. Our findings present the ultrafast local deformation triggering helical twisting motion in molecules.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2016
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580187
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 18 2016
EventInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2016 - Santa Fe, United States
Duration: Jul 17 2016Jul 22 2016

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2016
CountryUnited States
CitySanta Fe
Period7/17/167/22/16

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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Hada, M., Saito, S., Tanaka, S., Sato, R., Matsuo, K., Hara, M., Hayashi, Y., Mouri, K., Yoshimura, M., Shigeta, Y., Yamaguchi, S., Onda, K., & Miller, R. J. D. (2016). Ultrafast snapshots of the molecules twisting in liquid crystal state. In International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2016 OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/UP.2016.UTh2B.2