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Functional liquid crystal films selectively recognize amine vapours and simultaneously change their colour

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Abstract

During recent years, cholesteric liquid crystals have found only a few applications, one of them being temperature detection; in this study, however, we intend to show that the combination of cholesteric liquid crystals and molecules with a trifluoroacetyl function can be applied to optically detect amine vapours.

Graphical abstract: Functional liquid crystal films selectively recognize amine vapours and simultaneously change their colour

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The article was received on 12 Dec 2005, accepted on 31 Jan 2006 and first published on 02 Mar 2006


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B517768E
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2006,0, 1512-1514
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    Functional liquid crystal films selectively recognize amine vapours and simultaneously change their colour

    N. Kirchner, L. Zedler, T. G. Mayerhöfer and G. J. Mohr, Chem. Commun., 2006, 0, 1512
    DOI: 10.1039/B517768E

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