Surface-assisted photomanipulation of orientation of a polymer liquid crystal

Masatoshi Kidowaki, Takenori Fujiwara, Kunihiro Ichimura

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The alignment photocontrol of liquid crystalline polymer films was achieved by a thin film of a polymethacrylate with p-cyanoazobenzene side chains as a command layer, which was exposed to linearly polarized light in advance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)643-644
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Jan 1


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