Synlett 1989; 1989(1): 18-19
DOI: 10.1055/s-1989-34707
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Chiral Liquid Crystal Mesogens. Synthesis and Determination of Absolute Configuration of Mesogens with 4,4′-Biphenanthryl Cores

Kazuo Yamamura* , Satoru Ono, Hisanobu Ogoshi, Hideki Masuda, Yasuhisa Kuroda
  • *Department of Synthetic Chemistry, Kyoto University, Sakyo-ku Yoshida, 606, Japan
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26 February 2002 (online)

The liquid crystal mesogens with 4,4′ -biphenanthryl core are resolved into R and S optical isomers, and their absolute configurations are determined by the methods of circular dichroism spectroscopy and X-ray crystallography.