Liquid Crystal Dendrimers

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.Percec_V, Ahn_CH, Cho_WD, Jamieson_AM, Kim_J, Leman_T, Schmidt_M, Gerle_M, Moller_M Prokhorova_SA, Sheiko_SS, Cheng_SZD, Zhang_A, Ungar_G, Yeardley_DJP, "Visualizable cylindrical macromolecules with controlled stiffness from backbones containing libraries of self-assembling dendritic side groups", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998 120 8619-8631 liquid crystal polymer with fan-shaped sidegroups
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