Accession Number : ADD018385

Title :   Liquid Crystal Composition and Alignment Layer.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 20 Jan 95, patented 26 Nov 96,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Shashidhar, Ranganathan ; Peek, Brian ; Ratna, Banahalli R ; Calvert, Jeffrey M ; Schnur, Joel M

Report Date : 26 Nov 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : A surface for the alignment of liquid crystals containing directionally linked groups. The object of the present invention is to describe a method for producing a surface that provides for the uniaxial planar alignment, homeotropic alignment.

Descriptors :   *LIQUID CRYSTALS, *SURFACE CHEMISTRY, *PATENTS, ALIGNMENT, ANISOTROPY, PLANAR STRUCTURES

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE