Non-symmetric liquid crystal dimers: How to make molecules intercalate

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A Commentary on the paper "Non-symmetric dimeric liquid crystals. The preparation and properties of the alpha-(4-cyanobiphenyl-4'-yloxy)-omega-(4-n-alkylanilinebenzylidene-4'-oxy)-alkanes'', by G.S. Attard, R.W. Date, C.T. Imrie, G.R. Luckhurst, S.J. Roskilly, J.M. Seddon and L. Taylor. First published in Liquid Crystals, 16, 529-581 (1994).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1449-1454
Number of pages6
JournalLiquid Crystals
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2006


  • smectic mesophase properties
  • phases
  • unit
  • mesomorphism
  • polyesters
  • model


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