Macrocycle-based liquid crystals: A study of topological effects on mesomorphism

Etienne D. Baranoff, Julie Voignier, Takuma Yasuda, Valérie Heitz, Jean Pierre Sauvage, Takashi Kato

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A liquid-crystalline molecule based on a macrocycle and a forklike mesogen forms smectic A phases over a wide temperature range. This thermal behavior of the macrocycle-based compound has been compared with that of the corresponding catenane molecule.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)165/[907]-172/[914]
JournalMolecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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