Macromol. Rapid Commun. 22/2009
David M. Walba, Hong Yang, Patrick Keller, Chenhui Zhu, Renfan Shao, David A. Coleman, Christopher D. Jones and Noel A. Clark
Article first published online: 24 NOV 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/marc.200990058
Frontispiece: A new main-chain liquid-crystalline polymer exhibiting a de Vries chiral smectic A mesophase is synthesized by Hoveyda–Grubbs acyclic diene metathesis polymerization. Well-aligned fibers are obtained. Further details can be found in the article by D. M. Walba,* H. Yang, P. Keller,* C. Zhu, R. Shao, D. A. Coleman, C. D. Jones, and N. A. Clark on page 1894.