Synthesis and characterization of a series of liquid crystal monomers containing a novel spacer group based on vinylacetic acid

Howard A. Jacobs, Gary M. Day, W. Roy Jackson

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A series of liquid crystal monomers with side chains involving a vinylacetic acid unit have been prepared, and their thermal and optical properties compared with those of related compounds containing the same mesogenic unit but a conventional polymethylene spacer group based on a terminal alkene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)695-702
Number of pages8
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1992

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