Recent developments in discotic liquid crystals
Authors: Chandrasekhar, S.; Prasad, S. Krishna
Source: Contemporary Physics, Volume 40, Number 4, 1 July 1999 , pp. 237-245(9)
Publisher: Taylor and Francis Ltd
Abstract:After a brief introduction to discotic liquid crystals, we describe recent progress in elucidating the properties of the columnar phases as one-dimensional electrical conductors (or molecular wires), fast photoconductors, light emitting diodes and ferroelectrics, all of which have potentially important practical applications.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1 July 1999