Smart Light-Responsive Materials: Azobenzene-Containing Polymers and Liquid Crystals

Smart Light-Responsive Materials: Azobenzene-Containing Polymers and Liquid Crystals

Editor(s): Yue Zhao, Tomiki Ikeda

Published Online: 4 AUG 2008

Print ISBN: 9780470175781

Online ISBN: 9780470439098

DOI: 10.1002/9780470439098

About this Book

This book reviews the cutting-edge significant research in the field of smart light-responsive materials based on azobenzene polymers and liquid crystals. Emphasis is placed on the discovery of new phenomena from the past 5 years, their underlying mechanisms, new functionalities, and properties achieved through rational design. Edited by leading authorities in the field, Zhao and Ikeda, the chapters are authored by an internationally-recognized team of experts from North America, Europe, and Asia. Smart Light-Responsive Materials will serve to catalyze new research that will lead this field over the next 5-10 years.

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    3. Chapter 2

      Photo-Induced Phenomena in Supramolecular Azobenzene Materials (pages 47–94)

      Joachim Stumpe, Olga Kulikovska, Leonid M. Goldenberg and Yuriy Zakrevskyy

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