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Light induced generation of stable blue phase in photoresponsive diphenylbutadiene based mesogen

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Abstract

Light induced isothermal phase transition leading from smectic A* phase to a stable blue phase was achieved via photoisomerization of a chiral diphenylbutadiene based mesogen.

Graphical abstract: Light induced generation of stable blue phase in photoresponsive diphenylbutadiene based mesogen

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Submitted
16 Dec 2009
Accepted
05 Feb 2010
First published
01 Mar 2010

Chem. Commun., 2010,46, 2796-2798
Article type
Communication

Light induced generation of stable blue phase in photoresponsive diphenylbutadiene based mesogen

R. K. Vijayaraghavan, S. Abraham, D. S. S. Rao, S. K. Prasad and S. Das, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 2796
DOI: 10.1039/B926524D

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