Micropatterning of liquid crystalline polyacetylene derivative by using self-organization processes

Hiroshi Yabu, Kazuo Akagi, Masatsugu Shimomura

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Abstract

Side-chain type liquid crystalline polyacetylene, which has mesogenic moieties as side chains, is one of the promising materials for practical applications in the electronics. Micropatterning of the conductive polymer is a significant issue in this field. We show a simple method to fabricate micropatterns of side-chain type liquid crystalline polyacetylene derivative. Under dry condition, stripes patterns and lattice pattern were formed based on the fingering instability and stick-slip motion of the receding meniscus. Honeycomb-patterned polymer film was obtained by casting polymer solution under humid condition. The micropatterns drastically changed by changing solution concentration and preparation conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)762-764
Number of pages3
JournalSynthetic Metals
Volume159
Issue number9-10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 May

Keywords

  • Liquid crystalline polyacetylene
  • Micropatterning
  • Self-organization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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