Novel ferroelectric glassy liquid crystal and mixtures with wide SmC* mesophase

Chi Wen Lin*, Yun Yen Tsai, K. G. PaniKumar, Huang-Ming Chen, Chun Ki Kim, Shaw H. Chen

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Abstract

A series of ferroelectric glassy liquid crystals (FGLCs) were synthesized and evaluated for their potentials of fast switching ability less than 1 ms. The latest developed FGLC possesses wide chiral smectic C mesophase over 100°C The diluted FGLCs mixtures were also investigated using W206A as host. In particular, the 2% FGLC-1 mixture obtains better alignment with good contrast than R2301 (Clariant, Japan) in the same pre-made 2fim cell (from EHC). In the series of FGLCS mixtures, the chiral smectic A phase was completely suppressed within all concentrations. These results provide new promising LC materials for fast switching, color sequential display.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)857-859
Number of pages3
JournalDigest of Technical Papers - SID International Symposium
Volume37
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2006
Event44th International Symposium, Seminar, and Exhibition, SID 2006 - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: 4 Jun 20069 Jun 2006

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