Stable, Low Melting Nematogens of Positive Dielectric Anisotropy for Display Devices

  • G. W. Gray
  • K. J. Harrison
  • J. A. Nash
  • J. Constant
  • D. S. Hulme
  • J. Kirton
  • E. P. Raynes


During the last few years, the application of liquid crystalline compounds in display devices based on a number of different electro-optical effects[l] has made the availability of a range of new mesogens desirable. Consequently, much effort has been devoted to the synthesis of mesogens with suitably low melting points, for display device application. Such compounds must, however, satisfy several other quite stringent requirements if display devices based on the dynamic scattering[2], twisted nematic [3] or cholesteric-nematic phase change[4] effects are to compete with the more conventional modes of display.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. W. Gray
  • K. J. Harrison
  • J. A. Nash
    • 1
  • J. Constant
  • D. S. Hulme
  • J. Kirton
  • E. P. Raynes
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of HullHullEngland
  2. 2.Royal Radar EstablishmentMalvernEngland

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