SOFT MATTER: LIQUID CRYSTALS

Dierking Group
Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester
United Kingdom
PUBLICATIONS
Books

(1) I. Dierking, Textures of Liquid Crystals, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, (2003).

(2) I. Dierking, J.S. Figueirinhas, M. H. Godinho, (eds.), Liquid Crystals: From Modified Phases to Applications, MDPI, Basel, (2014).

(3) I. Dierking (ed.), Nanoparticles in Liquid Crystals, MDPI, Basel, (2018).

(4) I. Dierking (ed.), Polymer-Modified Liquid Crystals, RSC, Soft Matter Series, Oxford, (2018).


Book Chapters

(1) I. Dierking, Structures, Growth and Coarsening of Liquid Crystals, in W. Kuczynski (ed.), Chiral Liquid Crystals, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, (2005).

(2) I. Dierking, Liquid Crystal-Carbon Nanotube Dispersions, in V.A. Basiuk, E.V. Basiuk, (eds.), Chemistry of Carbon Nanotubes Vol.2, American Scientific Publishers, (2008).

(3) I. Dierking, Textures of Nematic Liquid Crystals, in G.R. Luckhurst, T.J. Sluckin, (eds.), Biaxial Nematic Liquid Crystals: Theory, Simulation and Experiment, Wiley, (2015).

(4) S. Schymura, J.H. Park, I. Dierking, G. Scalia, Carbon Nanotubes in Thermotropic Low Molar Mass Liquid Crystals, in J.P.F. Lagerwall, G. Scalia, (eds.), Liquid Crystals with Nano and Microparticles, World Scientific, (2017).














Publications (in reverse chronological order)


 2017

(126)   I. Dierking, S. Al-Zangana, "Lyotropic Liquid Crystal Phases from Anisotropic Nanomaterials", Nanomaterials, 7, (2017), 305

(125)   S. Al-Zangana, M. Iliut, M. Turner, A. Vijayaraghavan, I. Dierking, "Confinement effects on lyotropic nematic liquid crystal phases of graphene oxide dispersions", 2D Mater., 4, (2017), 041004

(124)   I. Dierking, M. Heberle, M.A. Osipov, F. Giesselmann, "Ordering of Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles in Nematic Liquid Crystals", Soft Matter, 13, (2017), 4636

(123)   J. Oh, H.F. Gleeson, I. Dierking, "Electric Field Induced Transport of Microspheres in the Isotropic and Chiral Nematic Phase of Liquid Crystals", Phys. Rev. E, 95, (2017), 022703

(122)   S. Al-Zangana, M. Turner, I. Dierking, "A Comparison Between Size Dependent Paraelectric and Ferroelectric BaTiO3 Nanoparticle Doped Nematic and Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals", J. Appl. Phys., 121, (2017), 085105

(121)   N. Fowler, I. Dierking, "Kibble-Zurek Scaling During Defect Formation in a Nematic Liquid Crystal", ChemPhysChem, 18, (2017), 812

 2016

(120) S. Al-Zangana, M. Iliut, Gökçen Boran, M. Turner, A. Vijayaraghavan, I. Dierking, "Dielectric Spectroscopy of Isotropic Liquids and Liquid Crystal Phases with Dispersed Graphene Oxide", Scientific Reports, 6, (2016), 31885

(119) S. Al-Zangana, M. Iliut, M. Turner, A. Vijayaraghavan, I. Dierking, "Properties of Thermotropic Nematic Liquid Crystal Doped with Graphene Oxide", Adv. Optical Mater., (2016), DOI: 10.1002/adom.201600351

(118) M. Reuter, N. Vieweg, M. Koch, I. Dierking, "Terahertz Spectroscopy Across Liquid Crystalline Phase Transitions", Appl. Phys. Lett., 108, (2016), 051908

 2015

(117) N. Kasch, I. Dierking, M. Turner, P. Romero-Hasler, E.A. Soto-Bustamante, "Liquid Crystalline Textures and Polymer Morphologies Resulting from Electropolymerization in Liquid Crystal Phases", J. Mater. Chem. C, (2015), 3, 8018

(116) I. Dierking, M. Mitov, M.A. Osipov, "Smectic Layer Instabilities in Liquid Crystals", Soft Matter, (2015), 11, 819

(115) N. Kasch, I. Dierking, "Phase Transitions and Separations in a Distorted Liquid Crystalline Mixture", J. Chem. Phys., (2015), 143, 064907

 2014

(114) I. Dierking, "Chiral Liquid Crystals: Structures, Phases, Effects", Symmetry, (2014), 6, 444

(113) M. Yakemseva, I. Dierking, N. Kapernaum, N. Usoltseva, F. Giesselmann, "Dispersions of Multi-wall Carbon Nanotubes in Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals", Eur. Phys. J. E, (2014), DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2014-14007-4

(112) I. Dierking, "A review of Polymer Stabilized Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals", Materials, 7, (2014), 3568

 2013


(111) I. Dierking, P. Archer, "Imaging Liquid Crystal Defects", RSC Advances, 3,  (2013), 26433

(110) J.R. Bruckner, J.H. Paroda, C.F. Friedrich, I. Dierking, F. Giesselmann, "A Lyotropic Chiral Smectic C Liquid Crystal with Polar Electrooptic Switching", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 52, (2013), 8934

(109) K. Altmann, M Reuter, K. Garbat, M. Koch, R. Dabrowski, I. Dierking, "Polymer Stabilized Liquid Crystal Phase Shifter for Terahertz Waves", Optics Express, 21, (2013), 12395

(108) N. Kasch, I. Dierking, M. Turner, "Stabilization of the Liquid Crystalline Blue Phase by Addition of Short-chain Polystyrene", Soft Matter, 9, (2013), 4789

 2012

(107) I. Dierking, "Liquid Crystals, Fractals and Art", Liquid Crystals Today, 21, (2012), 54

(106) I. Dierking, M. Ravnik, E. Lark, J. Healey, G.P. Alexander, J.M. Yeomans, "Anisotropy in the Annihilation Dynamics of Umbilic Defects in Nematic Liquid Crystals", Phys. Rev. E, 85, (2012), 021703

(105) I. Dierking, W. Blenkhorn, E. Credland, W. Drake, R. Kociuruba, B. Kayser, T. Michael, "Stabilizing Liquid Crystalline Blue Phases", Soft Matter, 8, (2012), 4355

 2010

(104) I. Dierking, “Recent Developments in Polymer Stabilized Liquid Crystals”, Polym. Chem., 1, (2010), 1153-1159

(103) H.G. Yoon, I. Dierking, H.F. Gleeson, “Cholesteric Pitch Divergence Near Smectic Phase Transitions”, Phys. Rev. E, 82, (2010), 011707

(102) P. Archer, I. Dierking, “Chirality Enhancement through Addition of Achiral Molecules”, Chem. Comm., 46, (2010), 1467-1469

(101) I. Dierking, “A New Twist on Chirality: Formation of Chiral Phases from Achiral Molecules in “Banana” Liquid Crystals through Elastic Deformations”, Angew. Chemie Int. Ed., 49, (2010), 29-30

 2009

(100) S. Kaur, I. Dierking, H.F. Gleeson, “Dielectric Spectroscopy of Polymer Stabilized Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals”, Eur. Phys. J. E, 30, (2009), 265-274

(99) H.S. Chang, S. Jaradat, H.F. Gleeson, I. Dierking, M.A. Osipov, “Stabilization of the SmC?* Phase in Mixtures with Chiral Dopants”, Phys. Rev. E, 79, (2009), 061706

(98) A. Sicilia, J.J. Arenzon, A.J. Bray, L.F. Cugliandolo, I. Dierking, J. Martinez-Perdiguero, I. Alonso, I.C. Pintre, “Domain Growth in 2d: Exact Results, Simulations and Experiments”, Modelling of New Materials: Tenth Granada Lectures, ed. P.L. Garrido, P.I. Hurtado, J. Marro, (2009), 162-165

(97) I. Dierking, “Phasenvielfalt und Farbenspiel“, Physik Journal, 8, (2009), 27-32

(96) P. Archer, I. Dierking, “Electro-optic Properties of Polymer Stabilised Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals Before, During and After Photopolymerisation”, J. Opt. A, 11, (2009), 024022

(95) P. Archer, I. Dierking, “Polymer Stabilisation of Twisted Smectic Liquid Crystal Defect States”, Soft Matter, 5, (2009), 835-841

 2008

(94)  P. Archer, I. Dierking, M.A. Osipov, “Landau Model for Polymer-stabilized Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals: Experiment and Theory”, Phys. Rev. E, 78, (2008), 051703

(93) A. Sicilia, J.J. Arenzo, I. Dierking, A.J. Bray, L.F. Cugliandolo, J. Martinez-Perdiguero, I. Alonso, I.C. Pintre, “Experimental Test of Curvature-Driven Dynamics in the Phase Ordering of a Two Dimensional Liquid Crystal”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 101, (2008), 197801

(92) P. Archer, I. Dierking, “Elastic Coupling in Polymer Stabilised Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 41, (2008), 155422

(91) I. Dierking, “Experimental Investigations of a Chiral Smectic Glass-forming Liquid Crystal”, Liq. Cryst., 35, (2008), 1015-1022

(90) I. Dierking, P. Archer, “Sudden Ridge Collapse in the Stress Relaxation of Thin Crumpled Polymer Films”, Phys. Rev. E, 77, (2008), 051608

(89) I. Dierking, K. Casson, R. Hampson, “Reorientation Dynamics of Liquid Crystal – Nanotube Dispersions”, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., 47, (2008), 6390-6393

(88) H.K. Chan, I. Dierking, “Growth of a SmA Phase in the Micro-Confinement of a Polymer Network”, Liq. Cryst., 35, (2008), 507-512

(87) P. Archer, I. Dierking, V. Görtz, J.W. Goodby, “Probing the Material Properties and Phase Transitions of Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals by Determination of the Landau Potential”, Eur. Phys. J. E, 25, (2008), 385-393

(86) H.K. Chan, I. Dierking, “Growth Models of Pure Supercooled Materials”, Phys. Rev. E, 77, (2008), 031610

 2007

(85) H.K. Chan, I. Dierking, “Growth Dynamics of a Liquid Crystal at the Three- to Two-dimensional Crossover in a Hele-Shaw Cell”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 111, (2007), 13383-13385

(84) I. Dierking, P. Cass, K. Syres, R. Cresswell, S. Morton, “Electromigration of Microspheres in Ferroelectric Smectic Liquid Crystals”, Phys. Rev. E, 76, (2007), 021707

(83) P. ARCHER, I. DIERKING, M. HIRD, “Determination of the Landau Potential of Chiral Enantiomer Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Mixtures”, Soft Matter, 3, (2007), 207-213

 2006

(82) I. DIERKING, G. BIDDULPH, K. MATTHEWS, “Electro-migration of Micro-spheres in Nematic Liquid Crystals”, Phys. Rev. E, 73, (2006), 011702

(81) A.G. NASONOV, S.V. BRONNIKOV, I. DIERKING, “A Statistical Study of the Kinetics of Phase Separation for a Liquid Crystalline Mixture”, Russian J. Phys. Chem., 80, (2006), 427-431

(80) P. ARCHER, I. DIERKING, “A Bent-core Dopant Induced Smectic A* Twist State”, Liq. Cryst., 33, (2006), 257-265

 2005

(79) I. DIERKING, S.E. SAN, “A Magnetically Steered Liquid Crystal – Nanotube Switch”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 87, (2005), 233507

(78) P. ARCHER, I. DIERKING, “Quantitative Experimental Determination of the Landau-Potential of Chiral Enantiomer Doped Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals”, Eur. Phys. J. E, 18, (2005), 373-381

(77) P. ARCHER, I. DIERKING, “Experimental Determination of the Full Landau Potential of Bent-core Doped Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals”, Phys. Rev. E, 72, (2005), 041713

(76) I. DIERKING, “Polarisation-Tilt Coupling of a Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal with Varying Molecular Configuration”, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 17, (2005), 4403-4410

(75) I. DIERKING, O. MARSHALL, J. WRIGHT, N. BULLEID, “Annihilation Dynamics of Umbilical Defects in Nematic Liquid Crystals Under Applied Electric Fields”, Phys. Rev. E, 71, (2005), 061709

(74) S. BRONNIKOV, I. DIERKING, “Quench Depth Dependence of Liquid Crystal Nucleus Growth: A Time Resolved Statistical Analysis”, Physica B., 358, (2005), 339-347

(73) I. DIERKING, G. SCALIA, P. MORALES, “Liquid Crystal – Nanotube Dispersions”, J. Appl. Phys., 97, (2005), 044309

 2004

(72) I. DIERKING, H.K. CHAN, F. CULFAZ, S. MCQUIRE, “Fractal Growth of a Conventional Calamitic Liquid Crystal”, Phys. Rev. E, 70, (2004), 051701-1-8

(71) I. DIERKING, "Fractal and Non-fractal Structure-Property Relations of Polymer Stabilised Liquid Crystals", Adv. Funct. Mater., 14, (2004), 883-890

(70) H. K. CHAN, I. DIERKING, “Growth Laws for the Phase Ordering Dynamics of the B1 Phase of a Bent-core Liquid Crystal”, Phys. Rev. E, 70, (2004), 021703-1-5

(69) I. DIERKING, “Fractal Scaling of Surface Degradation Patterns Formed by Dielectric Breakdown of Liquid Crystal Hele-Shaw Cells”, Europhs. Lett., 67, (2004), 464-469

(68) DIERKING, I., SCALIA, G., MORALES, P., LECLERE, D., "Aligning and Re-orienting Carbon Nanotubes by Nematic Liquid Crystals", Adv. Mater., 16, (2004), 865-869

(67) S. BRONNIKOV, I. DIERKING, "Time Resolved Statistical Analysis of Liquid Crystal Nucleus Growth from the Isotropic Melt", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 6, (2004), 1745-1749

(66) G. GESEKUS, I. DIERKING, S. GERBER, M. WULF, V. VILL, "Chiral Banana Liquid Crystals Derived from Sugars", Liq. Cryst., 31, (2004), 145-152

(65) I. DIERKING, “The Coupling Between Polarisation and Tilt in Homologous Series of Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals”, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 16, (2004), 1715-1724

 2003

(64) DIERKING, I., "Relationship Between the Electro-optic Performance of Polymer-Stabilised Liquid Crystal Devices and the Fractal Dimension of Their Network Morphology", Adv. Mater., 15, (2003), 152-156

(63) DIERKING, I., "Liquid crystalline fractals: Dilatation invariant growth structures in the phase ordering process of “banana- phases”, Liq. Cryst. Today, 12, (2003), 1-10

(62) DIERKING, I., RUSSELL, C., "Universal Scaling Laws for the Anisotropic Growth of SmA Liquid Crystal Bâtonnets", Physica B, 325, (2003), 281-286

 2002

(61) DIERKING, I., GHOSH, A.K., HAASE, W., "Confinement Effects at the Transition from a Chiral Fluid SmC* to a Hexatic SmI* Liquid Crystal Phase", J. Phys.: Cond. Matter, 14, (2002), 13441-13448

(60) DIERKING, I., "Fractal Dimensionality of Polymer Networks Formed by Photo-polymerisation in a Liquid Crystal Medium", J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 35, (2002), 2520-2525

(59) GHOSH, A.K., DIERKING, I., HAASE, W., “Electro-Optic Behaviour of Ferroelectric Hexatic Smectics in the Vicinity of Phase Transitions”, Ferroelectrics, 277, (2002), 25-33

 2001

(58) DIERKING, I., “Chiral Dopant Induced Twist Grain Boundary Phases”, Liq. Cryst., 28, (2001), 165-170

(57) DIERKING, I., “Universal Growth Laws in Liquid Crystals Far From Equilibrium”, Appl. Phys. A, 72, (2001), 307-310

(56) DIERKING, I., “Fractal Growth Patterns in Liquid Crystals”, ChemPhysChem, 2(1), (2001), 59-62

(55) DIERKING, I., “Fractal Growth of the Liquid Crystalline B2 Phase of a Bent-Core Mesogen”, J. Phys.: Cond. Matter, 13, (2001), 1353-1360

(54) DIERKING, I., “Dielectric Breakdown in Liquid Crystals”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 34, (2001), 806-813

(53) DIERKING, I., "A Study of the Continuous Layer Rotation in Ferroelectric SmC* Liquid Crystals", Ferroelectrics, 256, (2001), 103-111

(52) SCHMIDT, J., DIERKING, I., "Localization and Imaging of Local Shunts in Solar Cells Using Polymer-Dispersed Cholesteric Liquid Crystals", Prog. Photovolt., 9(4), (2001), 263-271

(51) DIERKING, I., “2-dimensional Fractally Homogeneous Distribution of Liquid Crystalline Nuclei in the Isotropic Melt”, Europhys. Lett., 55(1), (2001), 40-44

(50) DIERKING, I., SAVADE, H. HEPPKE, G., “Phase Ordering of the Liquid Crystalline ‘B7’ Phase by Analysis of Fractal Growth Patterns”, Liq. Cryst., 28, (2001), 1767-1773

(49) DIERKING, I., “Fluorescence Confocal Polarizing Microscopy: Imaging Liquid Crystal Director Fields in Three Dimensions”, ChemPhysChem, 2(11), (2001), 663-664

(48) DIERKING, I., “Crystallization of a Bent-Core Liquid Crystalline Mesogen”, Physica B, 304, (2001), 51-59

(47) DIERKING, I., GHOSH, A.K., HAASE, W., “Growth Dynamics of Ferroelectric Domains in Chiral Hexatic Liquid Crystals”, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 13, (2001), 10321-10331

 2000

(46) DIERKING, I., GLÜSEN, B., LAGERWALL, S.T., OBER, C.K., “A Synchrotron X-ray Study of the Smectic Layer Directional Instability”, Phys. Rev. E, 61, (2000), 1593-1598

(45) DIERKING, I., "Polymer network stabilized liquid crystals", Review, Adv. Mater., 12, (2000), 167-181

(44) DIERKING, I., OSIPOV, M.A., LAGERWALL, S.T., "The Effect of a Polymer Network on Smectic Phase Structure as Probed by Polarization Measurements on a Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal", Eur. Phys. J. E, 2, (2000), 303-309

(43) DIERKING, I., "Domain Growth in a Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal with Horizontal Chevron Geometry", J. Phys.: Cond. Matter", 12, (2000), 2657-2665

(42) DIERKING, I. SCALIA, G., "Smectic C* Layer Directional Instabilities in Cells with Twist Geometry", Liq. Cryst., 27, (2000), 1059-1067

(41) DIERKING, I., "Ferroelektrische Flüssigkristalle", Physikalische Blätter, 56, (2000), 53-56

(40) DIERKING, I., "Phase Ordering Kinetics of Liquid Crystalline Twist Grain Boundary TGBA* Phases", J. Phys.: Cond. Matter", 12, (2000), 8035-8040

(39) GASSER, M., GEMBUS, A., GANZKE, D., DIERKING, I., “Collective Dynamics of Polymer-Network Stabilized Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals”, Mol. Mat., 12, (2000), 347-357

(38) DIERKING, I., “Domain Growth Scaling at the Isotropic to Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Transition”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 104(45), (2000), 10642-10646

 1999

(37) DIERKING, I., LAGERWALL, S.T., “A Review of Textures of the TGB A* Phase Under Different Anchoring Geometries”, Liq. Cryst., 26, (1999), 83-95

(36) DIERKING, I., LAGERWALL, S.T., “Dependence of the SmC* Layer Reorientation Dynamics on Enantiomeric Excess”, Ferroelectrics, 227, (1999), 97-104

(35) HELD, G.A., DIERKING, I., KOSBAR, L.L., LOWE, A.C., GRINSTEIN, G., AFZALI-ARDAKANI, A., LEE, V., MILLER, R.D., “Network Morphology and Switching Transitions in Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Textures”, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 329, (1999), 473-481

(34) GIESSELMANN, F., ZUGENMAIER, P. DIERKING, I., LAGERWALL. S.T., STEBLER, B., KASPAR, M., HAMPLOVA, V., GLOGAROVA, M., “Smectic A*-C* Transition in a Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Without Smectic Layer Shrinkage”, Phys. Rev. E, 60, (1999), 598-602

(33) DIERKING, I., KOMITOV, L., LAGERWALL, S.T., WITTIG, T., ZENTEL, R., “Horizontal Chevron Domain Formation and Smectic Layer Reorientation in Polymer Stabilized SmC* Liquid Crystals”, Liq. Cryst., 26, (1999), 1511-1519

(32) DIERKING, I., "Permeation Flow Associated with the Smectic Layer Instability", Ferroelectrics, 234, (1999), 171-182

(31) DIERKING, I., "Polymernetzwerk-stabilisierte Flüssigkristalle", GIT Labor-Fachzeitschrift, 43, (1999), 1332-1335

 1998

(30) DIERKING, I., KOMITOV, L., LAGERWALL, S.T., "Dependence of the Smectic Layer Reorientation on Liquid Crystalline Polymorphism", Ferroelectrics, 211, (1998), 259-270

(29) BUIVYDAS, M., LAGERWALL, S.T., DIERKING, I., GOUDA, F., MOCHIZUKI, A., "The Dielectric Characterization of a Material without Layer Shrinkage", Ferroelectrics, 212, (1998), 67-78

(28) DIERKING, I., KOMITOV, L., LAGERWALL, S.T., "The Role of Ionic Contamination in the In-plane Smectic Layer Reorientation Process", Ferroelectrics, 211, (1998), 165-175

(27) DIERKING, I., KOMITOV, L., LAGERWALL, S.T., "Continuous versus Limited Smectic Liquid Crystal Layer Rotation", Jap. J. Appl. Phys. Lett., 37, (1998), L525-L527

(26) DIERKING, I., KOMITOV, L., LAGERWALL, S.T., "The Influence of Substrate Alignment Layer Treatment on the In-plane Smectic Layer Reorientation", Ferroelectrics, 215, (1998), 11

(25) DIERKING, I., KOMITOV, L., LAGERWALL, S.T., "Formation Characteristics of Horizontal Chevron Structures in Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Cells", Liq. Cryst., 24, (1998), 769-774

(24) DIERKING, I., KOMITOV, L., LAGERWALL, S.T., "On the In-plane Smectic Layer Reorientation of Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Cells", Jap. J. Appl. Phys. Lett., 37, (1998), L57-L60

(23) DIERKING, I., KOMITOV, L., LAGERWALL, S.T., "Dynamics of the Smectic Layer Reorientation of Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals", Liq. Cryst., 24, (1998), 775-782

(22) DIERKING, I., KOSBAR, L.L., LOWE, A.C., HELD, G.A., "Polymer Network Structure and Electro-optic Performance of Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Textures: 1.The Influence of Curing Temperature", Liq. Cryst., 24, (1998), 387-395

(21) DIERKING, I., KOSBAR, L.L., LOWE, A.C., HELD, G.A., "Polymer Network Structure and Electro-optic Performance of Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Textures: 2.The Effect of UV Curing Conditions", Liq. Cryst., 24, (1998), 397-406

 1997

(20) DIERKING, I., KOSBAR, L.L., AFZALI-ARDAKANI, A., LOWE, A.C., HELD, G.A., "Two-Stage Switching Behavior of Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Textures", J. Appl. Phys., 81, (1997), 3007-3014

(19) HELD, G.A., KOSBAR, L.L., DIERKING, I., LOWE, A.C., GRINSTEIN, G., LEE, V., MILLER, R.D., "Confocal Microscopy Study of Texture Transitions in a Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Liquid Crystal", Phys. Rev. Lett., 79, (1997), 3443-3446

(18) DIERKING, I., KOSBAR, L.L., AFZALI-ARDAKANI, A., LOWE, A.C., HELD, G.A., "Network Morphology of Polymer Stabilized Liquid Crystals", Appl. Phys. Lett., 71, (1997), 2454-2456

(17) DIERKING, I., ANDERSSON, G., KOMITOV, L., LAGERWALL, S.T., STEBLER, B., "Pyroelectric Measurements on Selected Compounds with Rich Liquid Crystalline Polymorphism", Ferroelectrics, 193, (1997), 1-19

(16) DIERKING, I., GIEßELMANN, F., ZUGENMAIER, P., "Polarization Reversal Current Characteristics of Horizontal Chevron Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Cells", Ferroelectrics, 198, (1997), 41-47

(15) DIERKING, I., RUDQUIST, P., KOMITOV, L., LAGERWALL, S.T., STEBLER, B., "Investigations of the Flexoelectric and Electroclinic Effect in a Cholesteric Phase with Twist Inversion", Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 304, (1997), 389-402

 1996

(14) DIERKING, I., GIEßELMANN, F., ZUGENMAIER, P., "Additive Partial Chiral Properties of a Thermotropic Liquid Crystal with Two Chiral Centers", Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 281, (1996), 79-90

(13) DAHLHOFF, W.V., RADKOWSKI, K., DIERKING, I., ZUGENMAIER, P., "Amphiphilic Carbohydrate-Based Mesogens, 12: High-Yield Synthesis of Mesogenic 1-O-Alkanoyl-D/L-Xylitols", Z. Naturforsch., 51b, (1996), 1229-1234

 1995

(12) DIERKING, I., GIEßELMANN, F., ZUGENMAIER, P., MOHR, K., ZASCHKE, H., KUCZYNSKI, W., "New Diastereomeric Compound with Cholesteric Twist Inversion", Liq. Cryst., 18, (1995), 443-449

(11) DAHLHOFF, W.V., RADKOWSKI, K., ZUGENMAIER, P., DIERKING, I., "Amphiphilic Carbohydrate-Based Mesogens, 10: Synthesis of Mesogenic 2-O-n-Alkyl-L-Threitols", Z. Naturforsch., 50b, (1995), 405-410

(10) DIERKING, I., GIEßELMANN, F., SCHACHT, J., ZUGENMAIER, P., "Horizontal Chevron Configurations in Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Cells Induced by High Electric Fields", Liq. Cryst., 19, (1995), 179-187

(9) DIERKING, I., GIEßELMANN, F., ZUGENMAIER, P., "An Optical Method for the Determination of the Cholesteric Pitch in Liquid Crystals", Z. Naturforsch. A, 50a, (1995), 589-594

(8) SCHACHT, J., DIERKING, I., GIEßELMANN, F., MOHR, K., ZASCHKE, H., KUCZYNSKI, W., ZUGENMAIER, P., "Mesomorphic Properties of a Homologous Series of Chiral Liquid Crystals Containing the ?-Chloroester Group", Liq. Cryst., 19, (1995), 151-157

 1994

(7) DIERKING, I., GIEßELMANN, F., ZUGENMAIER, P., "TGB A* State in a Homologous Series of Diarylethane ?-chloroester Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals", Liq. Cryst., 17, (1994), 17-22

(6) DIERKING, I., GIEßELMANN, F., KUßEROW, J., ZUGENMAIER, P., "Properties of Higher-ordered Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Phases of a Homologous Series", Liq. Cryst., 17, (1994), 243-261

(5) DIERKING, I., GIEßELMANN, F., SCHACHT, J., ZUGENMAIER, P., "Electric Field Induced Domain Formation in Surface Stabilized Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Cells", Mater. Sci. Forum, 157-162, (1994), 1393-1404

(4) DIERKING, I., GIEßELMANN, F., ZUGENMAIER, P., MOHR, K., ZASCHKE, H., KUCZYNSKI, W., "The Origin of the Cholesteric Twist Inversion in Single Component Cholesteric Liquid Crystals ", Z. Naturforsch. A, 49a, (1994), 1081-1086

 1993

(3) DIERKING, I., GIEßELMANN, F., ZUGENMAIER, P., KUCZYNSKI, W., LAGERWALL, S.T., STEBLER, B., "Investigations on the Structure of a Cholesteric Phase with a Temperature Induced Helix Inversion and of the Succeeding SC* Phase in Thin Liquid Crystal Cells", Liq. Cryst., 13, (1993), 45-55

 1992

(2) DIERKING. I., GIEßELMANN, F., ZUGENMAIER, P., PELZL, G., SCHILLER, P., "Determination of the Rotational Viscosity and of the Elastic Constant from Measurements of Switching Times and Threshold Voltage on Planar Oriented SC Phases", Cryst. Res. Technol., 27, (1992), 727-739

(1) GIEßELMANN, F., DIERKING, I., ZUGENMAIER, P., "Strong Electroacoustic Effect in Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Cells", Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. Letters, 8(5), (1992), 105-110