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Title: New chiral discotic liquid crystals
Authors: Yelamaggad, C.V.
Prasad, Veena
Manickam, M.
Kumar, Sandeep
Keywords: Chiral discotic liquid crystals
isoleucine; citronellol
Issue Date: 1998
Publisher: Overseas Publishers Association
Citation: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 1998, Vol. 325, p33-41
Abstract: Some new triphenylene based chiral discotic liquid crystals have been prepared from readily available, naturally occurring amino acids and terpene. Triphenylene derivatives bearing one (3a-b,4a), three (2a) and six (la-c) chiral chains have been synthesised and studied for their mesomorphic properties. Such materials may serve as excellent dopants to induce chiral phases. Induction of cholesteric phase in a nematic-discotic phase by doping with these chiral discotic LCs has been studied.
Description: Restricted Access.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/4667
ISSN: 1542-1406
1563-5287 (Online)
Copyright: 1998 Overseas Publishers Association
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