Columnar liquid crystalline π-conjugated oligothiophenes

Takuma Yasuda, Kenji Kishimoto, Takashi Kato

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Polycatenar oligothiophenes possessing three alkoxy chains at each terminal self-organise into columnar liquid crystalline phases, and one-dimensional columnar stacks can be oriented uniaxially by mechanical shearing in the mesophases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3399-3401
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number32
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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