Synthesis and electro-optical properties of novel liquid crystals having a cyclohexyl trifluoromethyl ether moiety

Kiyoshi Kanie, Yoichiro Tanaka, Masaki Shimizu, Sadao Takehara, Tamejiro Hiyama

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Abstract

A convenient synthetic method is described for new type liquid crystals (LCs) containing a cyclohexyl trifluoromethyl ether moiety. The novel LCs are shown to exhibit mesophases and decrease birefringence and threshold voltage of host LCs upon mixing by 20 wt%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)827-828
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

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  • Chemistry(all)

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