Design of new mesogenic block molecules: formation of columnar mesophases by calamitic bolaamphiphiles with lateral lipophilic substituents.

Abstract

Rigid bolaamphiphiles with lateral alkyl chains such as 1 form columnar mesophases of a novel type based on microsegregation of the three incompatible parts of the molecules (shown schematically). 
DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-3773(19990419)38:8<1077::AID-ANIE1077>3.0.CO;2-A

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