Molecular design of ferroelectric liquid crystalline polymers

Chain-Shu Hsu, Ging Ho Hsiue

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The synthesis and characterization of several series of ferroelectric side-chain polymers were presented. Differential scanning calorimetry, optical polarizing microscopy and X-ray diffraction measurement were used to determine their thermal transitions and analyze their anisotropic textures. The influence of polymer backbones, flexible spacers, mesogenic cores as well as chiral end groups on the mesomorphic properties of the polymers was discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2005-2013
Number of pages9
JournalPure and Applied Chemistry
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1995

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