Key Developments in Ionic Liquid Crystals
AbstractIonic liquid crystals are materials that combine the classes of liquid crystals and ionic liquids. The first one is based on the multi-billion-dollar flat panel display industry, whilst the latter quickly developed in the past decades into a family of highly-tunable non-volatile solvents. The combination yields materials with a unique set of properties, but also with many challenges ahead. In this review, we provide an overview of the key concepts in ionic liquid crystals, particularly from a molecular perspective. What are the important molecular parameters that determine the phase behavior? How should they be introduced into the molecules? Finally, which other tools does one have to realize specific properties in the material? View Full-Text
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Alvarez Fernandez, A.; Kouwer, P.H.J. Key Developments in Ionic Liquid Crystals. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2016, 17, 731.
Alvarez Fernandez A, Kouwer PHJ. Key Developments in Ionic Liquid Crystals. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2016; 17(5):731.Chicago/Turabian Style
Alvarez Fernandez, Alexandra; Kouwer, Paul H.J. 2016. "Key Developments in Ionic Liquid Crystals." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 17, no. 5: 731.
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