A helical naphthopyran dopant for photoresponsive cholesteric liquid crystals

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Kim , Yuna; Frigoli , Michel; Vanthuyne , Nicolas; Tamaoki , Nobuyuki; (2017)
  • Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Journal: Chemical Communications,volume 53,issue 1,pages200-203 (issn: 1359-7345)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1039/c6cc08667e
  • Subject: [ CHIM.OTHE ] Chemical Sciences/Other | [CHIM.OTHE]Chemical Sciences/Other

International audience; The first photoresponsive cholesteric liquid crystal comprising a photoisomerizable helical naphthopyran derivative dopant and a nematic liquid crystal is reported. An unprecedented helical twisting power switching ratio of over 90% allowed us to... View more
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