Liquid crystalline inorganic nanosheets for facile synthesis of polymer hydrogels with anisotropies in structure, optical property, swelling/deswelling, and ion transport/fixation

Nobuyoshi Miyamoto, Morio Shintate, Shogo Ikeda, Yasutomo Hoshida, Yusuke Yamauchi, Ryuhei Motokawa, Masahiko Annaka

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Macroscopically anisotropic hydrogels were synthesized by hybridization of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) with liquid crystalline inorganic nanosheets; their anisotropies in the structure and properties are demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1082-1084
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Jan 10 2013


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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