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Chiral liquid crystal polymers

2. Synthesis of optically active oligoethers of (S)-1,2-propanediol


Optically active head-to-tail dimer and trimer of(S)-1,2-propanediol have been prepared by a step-wise synthetic procedure employing a strict chemical and stereochemical control, and by catalytic oligomerization of (R)-propylene oxide under anionic polymerization conditions .

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Malanga, C., Spassky, N., Menicagli, R. et al. Chiral liquid crystal polymers. Polymer Bulletin 9, 328–335 (1983).

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  • Oxide
  • Polymer
  • Propylene
  • Oligomerization
  • Liquid Crystal