Viologen-based redox-active ionic liquid crystals forming columnar phases

Kana Tanabe, Takuma Yasuda, Masafumi Yoshio, Takashi Kato

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Viologens possessing three alkoxy chains at each terminal self-organize into columnar liquid-crystalline phases through nanophase segregation and electrostatic interactions. These viologens are redox-active and susceptible to two consecutive electrochemical reductions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4271-4274
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic letters
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - Oct 11 2007
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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