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Sulfur–oleyl amine platelet derivatives with liquid crystalline behavior

Author:
Tzitzios, Vasileios, Dimos, Konstantinos, Lelidis, Ioannis, Boukos, Nikos K., Wadi, Vijay S., Basina, Georgia, Nounesis, George, Alhassan, Saeed M.
Source:
RSC advances 2018 v.8 no.72 pp. 41480-41483
ISSN:
2046-2069
Subject:
blood platelets, dispersions, light microscopy, liquids, sulfur
Abstract:
A novel sulfur-based platelet derivative was synthesized by reacting elemental sulfur with oleyl amine. The sulfur–oleyl amine (S–OA) derivative has an ionic salt form, layered morphology and forms a highly lamellar structure. Polarized optical microscopy (POM) clearly shows the birefringent lyotropic liquid crystalline behavior of the S–OA platelets dispersions.
Agid:
6261537