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Electrochromism-driven linearly and circularly polarised dichroism of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) derivatives with chirality and liquid crystallinity.
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PMID:  23282471     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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This review presents recent advances in the synthesis, electrochemical properties, and optical functions of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) derivatives embodying chirality and liquid crystallinity. Various methods for preparing the optically active and liquid crystalline (LC) PEDOT derivatives, such as (i) the introduction of chiral substituents into polymer side chains, (ii) chemical or electrochemical polymerisation by using lipid assemblies as templates, (iii) electrochemical polymerisation in asymmetric LC reaction fields, and (iv) the addition of a chiral dopant to LC-PEDOT derivatives, are discussed. Throughout the review, linearly and/or circularly dichroic electrochromism, hierarchically controlled spiral structure, and aligned morphology are demonstrated to be promising for the development of multifunctional PEDOT derivatives.
Authors:
Satoshi Matsushita; Yong Soo Jeong; Kazuo Akagi
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chemical communications (Cambridge, England)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1364-548X     ISO Abbreviation:  Chem. Commun. (Camb.)     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9610838     Medline TA:  Chem Commun (Camb)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Polymer Chemistry, Kyoto University, Katsura, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 615-8510, Japan. akagi@fps.polym.kyoto-u.ac.jp.
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