Structures and alignment of anisotropic liquid crystal particles in a liquid crystal cell

Journal RSC Adv.
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Anisotropic porous liquid crystal (LC) particles with ∼60 μm diameters were prepared using microfluidics and directional UV photopolymerization of 1,4-bis[4-(6-acryloyloxyhexyloxy)benzoyloxy]-2-methylbenzene/4-cyano-4′-pentylbiphenyl (RM257/5CB) mixtures at room temperature in the presence of a magnetic field.

  • Volume 4
  • Issue 76
  • Pages 40617-40625
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
  • ISSN: 2046-2069
  • DOI: 10.1039/c4ra06221c