Lithographic Alignment of Discotic Liquid Crystals: A New Time–Temperature Integrating Framework

Massimiliano Cavallini,* Annalisa Calò, Pablo Stoliar, Jean Crispin Kengne, Sandrine Martins, Francesco Cino Matacotta, Florence Quist, Gabin Gbabode, Nicolas Dumont, Yves H. Geerts, and Fabio Biscarini*

Adv. Mater. 2009, 21, 4688–4691

Liquid crystals (LCs) are a successful example of how the control of self-assembling [1, 2] and self-organization [3] via chemical design [4] leads to novel applications. These are mostly based on bulk (quasi-) equilibrium properties related to long-range molecular ...