Macromolecular Rapid Communications
Copyright © 2014 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Editors: Kirsten Severing , Stefan Spiegel
Online ISSN: 1521-3927
Cover 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.