Chiral smectic side-chain copolymers-I. Synthesis and phase behaviour

M. V. Kozlovsky, K. Fodor-Csorba, L. Bata, V. P. Shibaev

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Copolymers have been synthesized in which chiral monomer units are combined with those of a tilted smectic homopolymer. Copolymers with the proportion of chiral units not exceeding 37% form a SF* phase and have therefore ferroelectric properties.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)901-905
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Polymer Journal
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry

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