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Synthesis of chiral liquid crystals with bisubstituted tetrahydropyran ring
Author(s): Angela Borwitzky; Gunnar Gesekus; Volkmar Vill
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Paper Abstract

Xylose is a suitable source for chiral liquid crystal. Several compounds with different substituents were synthesized and their mesogenic properties were described. Cholesteric phases, blue phases, ferroelectric phases and TGBA phase were observed.

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Date Published: 1 January 1998
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3319, Liquid Crystals: Chemistry and Structure, (1 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.301263
Show Author Affiliations
Angela Borwitzky, Univ. Hamburg (Germany)
Gunnar Gesekus, Univ. Hamburg (Germany)
Volkmar Vill, Univ. Hamburg (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3319:
Liquid Crystals: Chemistry and Structure
Marzena Tykarska; Roman S. Dabrowski; Jerzy Zielinski, Editor(s)

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