Non-symmetric liquid crystal trimers. The first example of a triply-intercalated alternating smectic C phase

C T Imrie, P A Henderson, J M Seddon

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Abstract

Non-symmetric liquid crystal trimers containing three different mesogenic units and two flexible spacers have been synthesised, and exhibit a new smectic modification, the triply-intercalated alternating smectic C phase.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2486-2488
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry
Volume14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • OLIGOMERS
  • TETRAMERS
  • POLYMERS
  • BEHAVIOR
  • DIMERS

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