Ordering properties of oligomeric columnar discotic liquid crystals

C.P. Umesh

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU


The synthesis and liquid crystalline ordering properties of oligomeric discotic liquid crystals were investigated. The phase behaviour and surface ordering properties are dependent on among others core type, spacer length and fluorination.



Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Wageningen University
  • Zuilhof, Han, Promotor
  • Marcelis, Ton, Co-promotor
Award date28 Oct 2015
Place of PublicationWageningen
Print ISBNs9789462575066
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • liquid crystals
  • optical properties
  • synthesis
  • analytical methods

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