1. Nematic Liquid Crystals: Synthesis of Nematic Liquid Crystals

  1. Prof. D. Demus1,
  2. Prof. J. Goodby2,
  3. Prof. G. W. Gray3,
  4. Prof. H.-W. Spiess4 and
  5. Dr. V. Vill5
  1. Kenneth J. Toyne

Published Online: 6 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619276.ch3ab

Handbook of Liquid Crystals Set

Handbook of Liquid Crystals Set

How to Cite

Demus, D., Goodby, J., Gray, G. W., Spiess, H.-W. and Vill, V. (1998) Nematic Liquid Crystals: Synthesis of Nematic Liquid Crystals, in Handbook of Liquid Crystals Set, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619276.ch3ab

Author Information

  1. 1

    Veilchenweg 23, 06118 Halle, Germany

  2. 2

    School of Chemistry, University of Hull, Hull, HU6 7RX, U.K.

  3. 3

    Merck Ltd., Liquid Crystals, Merck House, Poole BH15 1TD, U.K.

  4. 4

    Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Ackermannweg 10, 55128 Mainz, Germany

  5. 5

    Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Hamburg, Martin-Luther-King-Platz 6, 20146 Hamburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUN 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 FEB 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527295029

Online ISBN: 9783527619276

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Keywords:

  • nematic liquid crystals;
  • synthetic methods;
  • general synthetic strategies;
  • terminal substituents;
  • intermolecular associations

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Benzene, Biphenyl and Terphenyl Systems

  • Cyclohexane Systems

  • 1,4-Disubstituted-bicyclo[2.2.2] octanes

  • 2,5-Disubstituted-1,3-dioxanes

  • 2,5-Disubstituted-pyridines

  • 2,5-Disubstituted-pyrimidines

  • 2,5-Disubstituted-pyrimidines

  • Naphthalene systems

  • Unusual Core Systems

  • Ester Linkages

  • Lateral Substitution

  • 4-c-(trans-4- Alkyl- cyclohexy1)-1-alkyl-r-1-cyanocyclohexanes

  • Terminal Groups