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Synthesis Of Sidechain Liquid Crystal Polymers For Nonlinear Optics
Author(s): Anselm C Griffin; Amjad M Bhatti; Robert S . L Hung
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Paper Abstract

Side chain liquid crystalline polymers offer unique advantages as a new class of organic materials with potential for nonlinear optical (nlo) response. Design and synthesis of a series of nitroaromatic side chain liquid crystalline polyesters was carried out employing the concept of having the nitroaromatic species serve concomitantly as both the nonlinear optical chromophore and as the (only) liquid crystalline moiety in the polymer.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 January 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0682, Molecular and Polymeric Optoelectronic Materials, (28 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.939639
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Anselm C Griffin, University of Southern Mississippi (United States)
Amjad M Bhatti, University of Southern Mississippi (United States)
Robert S . L Hung, University of Southern Mississippi (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0682:
Molecular and Polymeric Optoelectronic Materials
Garo Khanarian, Editor(s)

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