Bowlics: history, advances and applications

@article{Wang2017BowlicsHA,
  title={Bowlics: history, advances and applications},
  author={L. Wang and Dali Huang and L. Lam and Zhengdong Cheng},
  journal={Liquid Crystals Today},
  year={2017},
  volume={26},
  pages={111 - 85}
}
  • L. Wang, Dali Huang, +1 author Zhengdong Cheng
  • Published 2017
  • Materials Science
  • Liquid Crystals Today
  • ABSTRACT There are three types of liquid crystals (LCs) in the world: rodics, discotics and bowlics, corresponding to one-, two- and three-dimensional molecules, respectively. The rodics were discovered by the Austrian, F. Reinitzer, in 1888 and is the material behind the LC display industry of $100 billion annually. The discotics were discovered by S. Chandrasekhar’s team in India, in 1977. The third type, bowlics, was proposed by a Chinese, LIN Lei (Lui LAM), in 1982 while working at the… CONTINUE READING
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