Novel tetrahedratic smectic C and nematic mesophases in unsymmetrically 1,1-bis-substituted ferrocenomesogens

Oleg N. Kadkin, Eun Ho Kim, Young Joon Rha, So Yeon Kim, Jigeon Tae, Moon-Gun Choi

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Non-conventional mesophases have been observed in novel ferrocene-containing liquid crystals. The formation of helical and garland-like superstructures, and spontaneous resolution into macroscopic chiral domains occur in the lamellar mesophase. The nematic mesophase shows unusual textures and chiral nematic droplets such as those depicted.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10343-10347
Number of pages5
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Issue number40
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Oct 12


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  • Chemistry(all)

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