By Sandeep Kumar
The self-contained homes of discotic liquid crystals (DLCs) render them robust useful fabrics for plenty of semiconducting machine purposes and types for strength and cost migration in self-organized dynamic sensible delicate fabrics. The prior 3 a long time have visible large curiosity during this zone, fueled basically by way of the potential for making a new iteration of natural semiconductors and large viewing screens utilizing DLCs. whereas a couple of books on classical calamitic liquid crystals can be found, there are, as but, no books which are committed completely to the elemental layout rules, synthesis, and actual homes of DLCs. the 1st reference booklet to hide DLCs, Chemistry of Discotic Liquid Crystals: From Monomers to Polymers highlights the chemistry and thermal habit of DLCs. Divided into six chapters, each one with a basic description, historical past, and context for the recommendations concerned, the booklet starts off with a easy creation to liquid crystals, describing molecular self-assembly and diverse forms of liquid crystals. It outlines their category, covers their historical past and normal functions, and makes a speciality of DLCs and their discovery, constitution, characterization, and alignment. The ebook is going directly to study the chemistry and actual homes of assorted monomeric DLCs, together with 25 sections describing the synthesis and mesomorphic houses of monomeric DLCs shaped by way of various cores. the majority of the publication covers the chemistry and mesomorphism of discotic dimers, oligomers, and polymers and concludes with a glance at a few appropriate homes of DLCs. A finished and updated source, this ebook is designed to be available and of price not only for college students and researchers but additionally to the administrators and imperative investigators operating during this box, delivering the root and gas to boost this fast-growing technological box.