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Mohamed Alaasar, Marko Prehm, Mamatha Nagaraj, Jagdish K. Vij and Carsten Tschierske A Liquid Crystalline Phase with Uniform Tilt, Local Polar Order and Capability of Symmetry Breaking Advanced Materials 25

Article first published online: 20 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/adma.201205180

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A new liquid crystalline (LC) phase with uniform tilt, local polar order and capability of symmetry breaking is found for a bent-core mesogen combining a 4-cyanoresorcinol unit with two azobenzene wings. The combination of local polar order and long range synclinic tilt in this SmCsPR phase leads, under special conditions, to macroscopic domains with opposite chirality, though the molecules themselves are achiral.

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