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Synthesis and mesomorphism of new 2-methoxy-3-cyanopyridine mesogens
Author(s): T. N. Ahipa; Airody Vasudeva Adhikari
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In the present paper, we describe the synthesis and characterization of six new bent -shaped molecules carrying the 2-methoxy-3-cyanopyridine as a core possessing an outer phenylene unit at the lengthening arm with different alkoxy chain lengths (C-10 and C-12). Mesomorphic behaviors of the new compounds were investigated using optical polarizing microscope and DSC studies. Also, the effect of structural variables on mesogenic properties was studied. All the new cyanopyridine derivatives showed good liquid crystalline properties and exhibit smectic phase.

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Date Published: 11 February 2012
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 8279, Emerging Liquid Crystal Technologies VII, 827915 (11 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.908745
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T. N. Ahipa, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (India)
Airody Vasudeva Adhikari, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8279:
Emerging Liquid Crystal Technologies VII
Liang-Chy Chien, Editor(s)

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