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.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
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- Materials Chemistry