Thermal and UV shape shifting of surface topography

Yang, Z. Q. and Herd, G. A. and Clarke, S. M. and Tajbakhsh, A. R. and Terentjev, E. M. and Huck, W. T. S. (2006) Thermal and UV shape shifting of surface topography. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 128 (4). pp. 1074-1075. DOI 10.1021/ja056866s

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Abstract

The confinement of LCE materials into surface monodomains via micropatterning leads to the formation of reversible, shape-shifting surface patterns. The individual features are liquid crystalline monodomains, and by switching to an isotropic state using light or heat, the features switch between imprinted circular features and anisotropic liquid crystalline features.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 2006 AREP IA52 2006 P BPI
Subjects: 99 - Other
Divisions: 99 - Other
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of the American Chemical Society
Volume: 128
Page Range: pp. 1074-1075
Identification Number: 10.1021/ja056866s
Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2009 13:04
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 09:54
URI: http://eprints.esc.cam.ac.uk/id/eprint/820

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