Engineering of complex order and the macroscopic deformation of liquid crystal polymer networks

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Abstract

Rise or fall: Complex-structured freestanding polymer films with molecular order in three dimensions were prepared through photoalignment of polymerizable liquid crystals. The resulting films deform into cone and saddle shapes upon heating.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12469-12472
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume51
Issue number50
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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