Supramolecular interactions in the formation of thermotropic liquid crystalline polymers

Stuart J. Rowan, Patrick T. Mather

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Abstract

This review will focus on recent developments that have occurred since 2000 on the utilization of specific supramolecular interactions to form polymeric aggregates which exhibit thermotropic liquid crystalline (LC) properties.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLiquid Crystalline Functional Assemblies and Their Supramolecular Structures
Pages119-149
Number of pages31
Volume128
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Aug 18
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameStructure and Bonding
Volume128
ISSN (Print)00815993
ISSN (Electronic)16168550

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Keywords

  • Liquid crystals
  • Polymers
  • Self assembly
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Thermotropic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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Rowan, S. J., & Mather, P. T. (2007). Supramolecular interactions in the formation of thermotropic liquid crystalline polymers. In Liquid Crystalline Functional Assemblies and Their Supramolecular Structures (Vol. 128, pp. 119-149). (Structure and Bonding; Vol. 128). https://doi.org/10.1007/430_2007_066