Advanced Materials

Cover image for Vol. 27 Issue 10

Editor-in-Chief: Peter Gregory, Deputy Editors: Mary Farrell, Duoduo Liang, Lorna Stimson

Online ISSN: 1521-4095

Associated Title(s): Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Engineering Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Advanced Optical Materials, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, Small

Cover Picture: A Novel Method for Fixing the Anisotropic Orientation of Dispersed Organic Nanocrystals in a Magnetic Field (Adv. Mater. 2/2005)

17_02/2005The cover illustrates trans-4-[4-(dimethylamino)]stilbazolium p-toluenesulfonate (DAST) nanocrystals as white rectangular parallelepipeds anisotropically oriented by an applied magnetic field. As reported by Kaneko and co-workers on p. 160, the oriented DAST nanocrystals dispersed in lauryl acrylate monomer can be easily fixed by UV curing in a magnetic field. The inset displays a picture of the cured DAST dispersions with a quarter for scale.

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