Preparation of large monodomain phospholipid bilayer smectic liquid crystals.

@article{Powers1975PreparationOL,
  title={Preparation of large monodomain phospholipid bilayer smectic liquid crystals.},
  author={L A Powers and Noel A. Clark},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={1975},
  volume={72 3},
  pages={840-3}
}
A technique for the preparation of large monodomain phospholipid bilayer arrays is described. Evidence for the monodomain nature of the samples, obtained from optical birefringence, light scattering, and x-ray diffraction experiments, is presented.