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A liquid crystal polymer based single layer chemo-responsive actuator

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Abstract

A single layer, mono-component, fast, stable, and controllable curling motion actuator is prepared from a mixture of di-acrylate mesogenic monomer and 5CB using a photo-polymerization induced phase separation method. This actuator is capable of sensing water in acetone.

Graphical abstract: A liquid crystal polymer based single layer chemo-responsive actuator

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The article was received on 02 Nov 2013, accepted on 18 Dec 2013 and first published on 19 Dec 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48409B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 2030-2033
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    A liquid crystal polymer based single layer chemo-responsive actuator

    T. Kamal and S. Park, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 2030
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48409B

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