By the same authors

From the same journal

Etheric bimesogens and the twist-bend nematic phase

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Published copy (DOI)



Publication details

DateAccepted/In press - 27 Sep 2015
DateE-pub ahead of print - 6 Oct 2015
DatePublished (current) - 2016
Issue number43
Pages (from-to)13-21
Early online date6/10/15
Original languageEnglish


Despite the relationship between molecular structure and the occurrence of the twist-bend nematic phase being partially understood, very little is known about how these relationships are manifested for ether-linked bimesogens. In this article, we report several novel ether-linked bimesogens that exhibit the NTB phase and explore how the thermal properties of these materials are largely governed by the angle between the two aromatic, carbocyclic or rigid cyclic units.

    Research areas

  • DFT, dimer, liquid crystal, NTB, SAXS, twist-bend nematic

Discover related content

Find related publications, people, projects, datasets and more using interactive charts.

View graph of relations