Abstract

The molecular geometry is mirrored in the macroscopically ordered patterns found in a series of stiff, phenylacetylene dendrimers 1. These compounds form hexagonal columnar liquid crystalline phases with snowflake-like morphologies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1636-1639
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie (International Edition in English)
Volume36
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

Keywords

  • Dendrimers
  • Liquid crystals
  • Mesophases
  • Self-organization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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