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Synthesis and Characterization of Fluorescent Acenequinones as Dyes for Guest−Host Liquid Crystal Displays

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posted on 15.03.2007, 00:00 by Zhihua Chen, Timothy M. Swager
Syntheses and spectroscopic properties of alkoxy-substituted para-acenequinones are reported. These compounds showed excellent alignment in nematic liquid crystals as evidenced by polarized UV−vis absorption and fluorescence measurements.