Synthesis of 6-[3,6,7,10,11-Pentakis(pentyloxy)triphenylen-2-yloxy]-hexyl Methacrylate and Its Mesophases Study

  • Yuwen Feng
  • Jingze Bi
  • Huanzhi Yang
  • Zhenhu Zhang
  • Chunxiu ZhangEmail author
  • Jialing Pu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 543)


A novel triphenylene-based discotic liquid crystal 6-[3,6,7,10,11-Pentakis(pentyloxy)triphenylen-2-yloxy]-hexyl methacrylate. Chemical structure of this compound has determined by 1HNMR and FT-IR spectrum, and its mesophase was investigated by differential scanning calorimeter (DSC) and polarizing optical microscopy (POM) methods. This new compound has the unique optical properties of discotic liquid crystals because of their remarkable photoconductivity and high charge carrier mobility. Columnar discotic liquid crystals based on triphenylene show great potential as molecular organic materials for optoelectronic devices.


Triphenylene discotic Liquid crystalline Columnar phase 



This work is supported by state Key Laboratory for Mechanical Behavior of Materials, the Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 51702019). National Natural Science Foundation of China (21604005) and the Beijing Municipal Education Commission Project under Grant (No. KM201210015008).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuwen Feng
    • 1
  • Jingze Bi
    • 1
  • Huanzhi Yang
    • 1
  • Zhenhu Zhang
    • 1
  • Chunxiu Zhang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jialing Pu
    • 1
  1. 1.Beijing Institute of Graphic CommunicationBeijingChina

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