Synthesis and characterisation of liquid crystalline nonlinear polymers

Iain A. McCulloch, Raymond T. Bailey

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Side chain liquid crystalline polymers have considerable potential as nonlinear optical materials. A series of polymers based on the polystyrene backbone with pendant side groups were synthesized and characterised. Some electrical poling measurements were also carried out.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)134-140
Number of pages7
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - Jan 15 1990
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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