Alignment and anchoring transition of liquid crystals on the surface of self-assembled block copolymer films with periodic defects Academic Article uri icon


  • Patterned alignment of the nematic and uniform homeotropic alignment of the smectic LC occur on the periodic bend-splay Nel wall defect pattern of a rod-coil copolymer substrate surface.

published proceedings

  • Soft Matter

author list (cited authors)

  • Park, J., Cho, J., & Thomas, E. L.

publication date

  • January 1, 2008 11:11 AM