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Thermodynamics of dimerization in solution as a rational tool for inducing nematic vs. smectic organizations in lanthanidomesogens

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The judicious tuning of simple thermodynamic parameters controlling dimerization processes in solution induces a rational switch between smectic and nematic organizations in thermotropic lanthanide-containing liquid crystals.

Graphical abstract: Thermodynamics of dimerization in solution as a rational tool for inducing nematic vs. smectic organizations in lanthanidomesogens

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Submitted
26 Sep 2007
Accepted
30 Oct 2007
First published
06 Nov 2007

Chem. Commun., 2008, 181-183
Article type
Communication

Thermodynamics of dimerization in solution as a rational tool for inducing nematic vs. smectic organizations in lanthanidomesogens

T. B. Jensen, E. Terazzi, B. Donnio, D. Guillon and C. Piguet, Chem. Commun., 2008, 181
DOI: 10.1039/B714861E

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