High coordination number calamitic metallomesogens

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  • Dr. Duncan W. Bruce

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    1. Centre for Molecular Materials and Department of Chemistry The University Sheffield S3 7HF (UK)
    • Centre for Molecular Materials and Department of Chemistry The University Sheffield S3 7HF (UK)
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    • Sir Edward Frankland Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry 1994/1995.


Abstract

Metal-containing liquid crystals are a rapidly expanding field. Approavhes to the design and synthesis of high coordination number complexes with liquid crystal properties, such as the mesomorphic ferrocenes in the for example orthometallated imines, are discussed.

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