Chemistry of Discotic Liquid Crystals: From Monomers to Polymers, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Chemistry of Discotic Liquid Crystals

From Monomers to Polymers, 1st Edition

By Sandeep Kumar

CRC Press

519 pages

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The self-contained properties of discotic liquid crystals (DLCs) render them powerful functional materials for many semiconducting device applications and models for energy and charge migration in self-organized dynamic functional soft materials. The past three decades have seen tremendous interest in this area, fueled primarily by the possibility

Table of Contents

Introduction. Self-Organization of Molecules and Liquid Crystals. Brief History of Liquid Crystals. Classification of Liquid Crystals. Lyotropic Liquid Crystals. Thermotropic Liquid Crystals. Calamitic Liquid Crystals. Bent-Core Liquid Crystals. Discotic Liquid Crystals. Structure of the Nematic Phases of Discotic Mesogens. Smectic Phases of Discotic Mesogens. Columnar Phases of Discotic Mesogens. Cubic Phase. Alignment of Discotic Liquid Crystals. Monomeric Discotic Liquid Crystals. Benzene Core. Naphthalene Core. Phenanthrene Core. Anthraquinone Core. Pyrene Core. Triphenylene Core. Perylene Core. Dibenzo[g,p]chrysene Core. Dibenzo[ fg,op]naphthacene Core. Truxene Core. Decacyclene Core. Hexabenzocoronene Core. Macrocyclic Cores. Miscellaneous Aromatic Cores. Triazine Core. Phenazines. Hexaazatriphenylene Core. Heterotruxenes. Tricycloquinazoline Core. Porphyrin Core. Porphyrazine Core. Phthalocyanine Core. Miscellaneous Discotic Metallomesogens. Miscellaneous Heterocyclic Cores. Non-Aromatic Cores. scotic Dimers. nzene-Based Discotic Dimers. ylloinositol Dimer. scotic Dimers Derived from Pyranose Sugars. figallol-Based Discotic Dimers. iphenylene-Based Discotic Dimers. clotetraveratrylene Dimer. thalocyanine-Based Discotic Dimers. rphyrin Double-Deckers. xabenzocoronene-Based Dimers. scotic Oligomers. scotic Trimers. Discotic Tetramers. Discotic Pentamers. Discotic Hexamers. Star-Shaped Discotic Heptamers. Discotic Polymers. Benzene-Based Discotic Polymers. Alkynylbenzene-Based Discotic Polymers. Rufigallol-Based Main-Chain Discotic Polymers. Triphenylene-Based Polymers. Cyclotetraveratrylene-Based Polymers. Phthalocyanine-Based Polymers. Hexabenzocoronene-Based Polymers. Perspectives. Discotics for Wide Viewing Displays. Discotics for High-Quality Carbon Products. Discotic Liquid Crystals as Materials for a New Generation of Organic Electronics. Disc

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
SCI077000
SCIENCE / Solid State Physics
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science