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Title: Room-temparature discotic nematic liquid crystals
Authors: Kumar, Sandeep
Varshney, S.K.
Chauhan, D.
Keywords: discotic nematic liquid crystals
hexaalkynylbenzene
pentaalkynylbenzene
multiynes
liquid crystal display
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Citation: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 2003, Vol. 396, p241
Abstract: The use of discotic nematic liquid crystals instead of calamitic nematic liquid crystals to improve the viewing angle of a liquid crystal display device has recently been reported. Compared to the large number of calamitic molecules showing nematic phase at room temperature, the number of disk-shaped molecules showing subambient discotic nematic phase ND are rare. In this paper we present the design, synthesis, mesomorphic behaviour and structureproperty relationship of discotic nematic liquid crystals based on benzene multiyne core.
Description: Restricted Access.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/4633
ISSN: 1542-1406
1563-5287 (Online)
Alternative Location: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15421400390213573
Copyright: 2003 Taylor & Francis
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