328529

Sigma-Aldrich

4′-(Pentyloxy)-4-biphenylcarbonitrile

liquid crystal (nematic), 99%

Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4OC6H4C6H4CN
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
265.35
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23
Pricing and availability is not currently available.

Quality Level

assay

99%

form

liquid crystal (nematic)

SMILES string

CCCCCOc1ccc(cc1)-c2ccc(cc2)C#N

InChI

1S/C18H19NO/c1-2-3-4-13-20-18-11-9-17(10-12-18)16-7-5-15(14-19)6-8-16/h5-12H,2-4,13H2,1H3

Inchi Key

RDISTOCQRJJICR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Related Categories

General description

4′-(Pentyloxy)-4-biphenylcarbonitrile (5-OCB) liquid crystals are the member of the oxycyanobiphenyl family. It exhibits liquid crystalline phase in the temperature range of 47-67.5oC. Crystal and molecular structure of 5-OCB was reported. The crystals belong to the monoclinic system (a=21.378, b=5.695, c=12.789Å). The 5-OCB molecules are antiparallel in layers. H NMR of the phase transitions has been studied.

Application

5-OCB may be used in indicators and storage devices.

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

Exclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Precautionary Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

Wide-line 1H NMR study of 4?-(pentyloxy)-4-biphenylcarbonitrile in different phase states
Chuvaev VF, et al.
Russian Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 53(12), 1925-1928 null
X-Ray Studies on the Mesogen 4?-n-Pentyloxy-4-Biphenylcarbonitrile(5OCB) in the Solid Crystalline State
Mandal P and Paul S
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 131(3-4) (1985)

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Contact Technical Service

Social Media

LinkedIn icon
Twitter icon
Facebook Icon
Instagram Icon

MilliporeSigma

Research. Development. Production.

We are a leading supplier to the global Life Science industry with solutions and services for research, biotechnology development and production, and pharmaceutical drug therapy development and production.

© 2021 Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and/or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.

Reproduction of any materials from the site is strictly forbidden without permission.