Macromolecular Rapid Communications

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28_01/2007Cover Picture: Macromol. Rapid Commun. 1/2007

Cover: Smectic-A Liquid Single Crystal Elastomers exhibiting optical transparency and spontaneous shape change are presented on the cover. Additionally, a simple model of the liquid crystalline phase is presented. The background shows a beautiful SA texture of the monomer taken between crossed polarizers. Further details can be found in the article by A. Komp, and H. Finkelmann* on page 55.

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