27 October 1992 Design and synthesis of ferroelectric liquid crystals
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Proceedings Volume 1815, Display Technologies; (1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131305
Event: International Symposium on Optoelectronics in Computers, Communications, and Control, 1992, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Abstract
New chiral organic acid 1 and alcohol 2 synthesized from natural lactate and (S)-1-iodo-2- meyhylbutane were used as chiral block for preparing ferroelectric liquid crystals. Six series of chiral liquid crystals were synthesized to study the molecular structure-liquid crystal phase relationship. Different liquid crystal phase sequence K-Sc*-SA-I, K-Sc*-N*-I, or K-N*-I is formed among them. The thermal stability of Sc* phases observed is high. These new FLCs and their mixtures could be useful for practical use. The results also indicate that compounds 1 and 2 could be helpful for preparing new FLCs.
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Wen-Yung Tsai, Hwei-Long Kuo, Shu-Hui Yang, Chein-Dhau Lee, Shih-Yiing Sheu, "Design and synthesis of ferroelectric liquid crystals", Proc. SPIE 1815, Display Technologies, (27 October 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131305; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.131305
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Liquid crystals

Active optics

Ferroelectric LCDs

Display technology

Bismuth

Crystals

Molecules

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