3 years ago

Spherical-cap droplets of a photo-responsive bent liquid crystal dimer

Jun Yoshioka, Peter Salamon, Daniel A Paterson, John M. D. Storey, Corrie T. Imrie, Antal Jakli, Fumito Araoka, Ágnes Buka
Using a photo-responsive dimer exhibiting the transition between nematic (N) and twist-bend nematic (NTB) phases, we prepared spherical cap-shaped droplets on solid substrates exposed to air. The internal director structures...

Publisher URL: http://feeds.rsc.org/~r/rss/SM/~3/FKAepsfW_50/C8SM01751D

DOI: 2019/SM/C8SM01751D

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