About this book
This book introduces anisotropic innovations in liquid crystalline polymers as well as new nanocomposite materials and testing techniques. The authors detail the newest discoveries of material properties, material types and phases, and material characterization. This interdisciplinary work creates valuable links that strengthen the approach to the evolving field of liquid crystalline polymers/materials.
Calamatic Coil Block-copolymers Diblock Copolymers Discotic Elastomer Ester Groups Gelation Immiscible Components In Situ Photopolymerization Isotropic Phase-equilibria Liquid Crystal Liquid Crystalline Polymers Lyotropic Macromolecules Main-chain Polymers Mesogens Molecular-weight Polymethylene Spacers Nanoparticles Nanotubes Photoinitiated Polymerization