"Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza."
|7361288||Components for high-frequency technology|
The present invention relates to switchable components for high-frequency technology, in particular microwave technology, which use liquid-crystalline dielectrics, to the liquid-crystal materials, to the use thereof, and to a process for the production of the compon...
|7357964||Liquid-crystalline vinyl ketone derivatives and their polymers|
Provided is a liquid-crystalline, polymerizable vinyl ketone compound of formula (1): Preferably, R1 is hydrogen, halogen, —CN, —CF3, —CF2H, —CFH2, —OCF3, —...
|7351452||Liquid crystalline compounds containing a biphenyl core|
A compound of formula (I) or a dimer thereof; where R1 and R2 are independently selected from optionally substituted alkyl, optionally substitituted alkenyl, optionally substit...
The invention relates to liquid-crystalline compounds of the formula (I), where R11, X11, L11, Y and W are as defined in claim 1, and to the use thereof in liquid-crystalline media, to liquid-crystalline media comprising at least one...
|7335404||Liquid crystal composition for use in bistable liquid crystal devices|
The invention is directed to the use of a liquid crystal composition in a bistable liquid crystal device and especially in a single polariser reflective or transflective zenithal bistable nematic liquid crystal device as well as a bistable liquid crystal device comp...
|7335658||Pyridazine derivatives and their use as therapeutic agents|
Methods of treating an SCD-mediated disease or condition in a mammal, preferably a human, are disclosed, wherein the methods comprise administering to a mammal in need thereof a compound of formula (I): ...
The invention relates to a liquid-crystalline medium based on a mixture of polar compounds having negative dielectric anisotropy, which comprises at least one compound of the formula (I) in which R0, R1, A1, Z1 and m have ...
|7335405||Nematic liquid crystal mixtures for use in bistable display devices|
A method of using a liquid crystal composition in a bistable liquid crystal device having a weak zenithal anchoring comprising at least 40% by weight of compounds with strong molecular polarisability and strong dipole moment. ...
|7336271||Image display system|
An image display system includes a screen comprising a pair of substrates with transparent electrodes provided thereon, and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the substrates, the liquid crystal layer containing a cured resin and being capable of exhibiting a ...
|7329896||Polymerizable charge transport compounds|
The invention relates to polymerizable charge transport compounds, their use as semiconductors or charge transport materials, in optical, electrooptical or electronic devices like for example organic field effect transistors (FET or OFET) for thin film transistor li...
|7326450||High-speed high-temperature nematic liquid crystal composition and liquid crystal display comprising the same|
The present invention relates to a high-speed high-temperature nematic liquid crystal composition and a liquid crystal display comprising the same, particularly to a high-speed high-temperature nematic liquid crystal composition which comprises a nematic liquid crys...
The present invention relates to benzochromene derivatives of the formula I in which the various parameters are as defined in the text, and to liquid-crystal media which comprise these compounds, and to the use o...
|7318950||Chiral compounds II|
The invention relates to chiral compounds of formula (I) R1—X1-(A1-Z1)m-G-(Z2-A2)n-X2—R2, wherein R1, R2, X1, X2
|7316830||Liquid-crystalline phenol esters|
The invention relates to liquid-crystalline phenol esters of the formula I in which R, A1, Z1, m, L and Y are as defined in Claim 1, to liquid-crystalline media comprising a...
|7314943||Pyran derivatives containing an exocyclic double bond|
The invention relates to pyran derivatives of formula I and processes and intermediates for their preparation and derivatisation, and the use thereof in liquid-crystalline media. ...
|7314580||Compound, liquid-crystal composition and optical material|
Disclosed is a liquid-crystal composition capable of providing a functional film that exhibits useful optical properties. The composition comprises a compound of the following formula (1) that exhibits a smectic liquid-crystal phase. R1—(Ar
|7314653||Liquid-crystal medium and electro-optical display containing same|
Disclosed are nematic liquid-crystal media which have an initial current density of 0.05 μA/cm2 or less and a threshold voltage of 1.0 V or less and their use in liquid-crystal displays, preferably TN or STN displays. ...
The invention pertains to an isosorbide derivative having at least one polymerizable group, characterized in that the isosorbide derivative further comprises at least one photo-convertible group for adjusting the helical twisting power of the isosorbide derivative. ...
|7303791||Liquid crystalline medium|
The invention relates to a liquid-crystalline medium comprising at least one compound of the formula I in which X, Z1, Z2, Z
|7300604||Tetrahydroxybenzene tetraester derivative and polymer thereof|
The invention includes compounds represented by Formula (1): wherein R1 is an alkyl having 1 to 20 carbon atoms; A1 and A2 are a 1,4-cyclohexylene or 1,4-phenylene; X is a single ...
|7294368||Liquid crystal composition for use in bistable liquid crystal devices|
The invention is directed to the use of a liquid crystal composition in a bistable liquid crystal device and especially in a zenithal bistable nematic liquid crystal device, a nematic liquid crystal medium, and a bistable liquid crystal device comprising the liquid ...
|7294369||Polymerisable cinnamates with lateral substitution|
The invention relates to new polymerisable mesogenic or liquid crystalline compounds comprising a laterally substituted cinnamate group, to polymerisable mesogenic or liquid crystalline mixtures and anisotropic polymers prepared thereof, and to the use of the new co...
The invention relates to liquid-crystalline compounds of the formula (I) in which R1, R2, A1, A2, A3, A4, Z1, Z2, Z3, a, b and c have the meanings indicated in Claim
|7291727||Light-harvesting discotic liquid crystalline porphyrins and metal complexes|
Novel discotic liquid crystalline porphyrins and discotic liquid crystalline metal complexes, methods for their preparation, and device fabrication are disclosed. Materials with partially perfluorinated alkyl group in the peripheral chains show a strong tendency tow...
|7288295||Liquid crystal medium|
Liquid crystal media based on a mixture of polar compounds of formulae I-VIII, their use for electro-optical purposes, and displays containing this medium, are described. ...
|7282246||Fluorinated xanthenes and use thereof in liquid-crystal mixtures|
Concerning the compound of the formula (I) R1, R3 are each independently, for example, H R2, R4 are each independently, for ex...
|7279202||Liquid crystalline compound for vertical alignment and a liquid crystalline composition comprising the same|
A vertical alignment liquid crystalline compound containing a laterally substituted aromatic cyclic moiety. The liquid crystalline compound has a wide temperature range of the nematic phase, a high optical anisotropy and a high negative dielectric anisotropy. In add...
The invention relates to novel cyclobutane derivatives of the formula (I), in which R1, R2, A, Z, m, n and o have the meaning indicated in claim 1, to the use thereof as components of liquid-crystalline media, and to liquid-crystal and e...
|7258903||Fast switching liquid crystal compositions for use in bistable liquid crystal devices|
The invention is directed to the use of a fast switching liquid crystal composition said composition comprising at least 30 weight % of a component (α) containing one or more compounds having a dielectric anisotropy Δε of at least 25, whereby at least 25 weight %...
|7255900||Fluorinated heterocycles and their use in liquid-crystal mixtures|
In the compound of the formula (I), where: R1, R2 are each independently, for example, H or a straight-chain or branched alkyl radical p, q are each independently 0...
|7256418||Polythiophenes and devices thereof|
An electronic device containing a polythiophene derived from a monomer segment or monomer segments containing two 2,5-thienylene segments, (I) and (II), and an optional divalent linkage D wherein A is a side chai...
Liquid-crystalline compounds of the formula I in which R1, A1, A2, Z1, Z2, X, a, b, L1, L2 and L
|7247355||Liquid crystal compound having chroman ring, liquid crystal composition comprising the compound and liquid crystal display device comprising the composition|
The present invention relates to a compound having a chroman ring, which has good thermal and optical stability, adequate optical anisotropy, adequate dielectric anisotropy and superior compatibility with other liquid crystal compounds, a liquid crystal composition ...
|7244798||(Meth) acrylic compound having an oxetanyl group and liquid crystal film produced by using same|
The present invention provides a novel compound which is suitable as the starting material of a side-chain type liquid crystalline polymeric substance having a reactive group which is excellent in reactivity upon fixation of the liquid crystal orientation structure....
|7242000||Method and apparatus for screening combinatorial libraries of semiconducting properties|
This invention discloses methods, materials, and devices for making and screening combinatorial libraries to identify semi-conducting and thermoelectric materials. The disclosed method includes preparing a combinatorial library of materials, and identifying library ...
|7232593||Aligned emissive polymer blend, film and device based thereon|
The invention relates to aligned emissive polymer blended with at least one chromophore with rigid-rod-type or discotic asymmetric molecular structure; to film incorporating such polymer blends; to devices incorporating such polymers blends or films, and to uses the...
|7230598||Electric dimming device and its driving method|
An electrical dimmer device and its driving method applicable to, for example, an image pickup unit and a display unit operate so that when a control signal for stop adjustment is changed from its current value of stop adjustment to a larger value, which occurs when...
|7230104||Fungicidal 5-phenyl substituted 2-(cyanoamino) pyrimidines|
Pyrimidines of formula I in which R1 represents hydrogen or alkyl, haloalkyl, alkenyl, alkynyl, alkadienyl, alkoxy, cycloalkyl, phenyl, or 5- or 6-membered heteroaryl or 5- or 6-membered h...
|7226644||Chroman derivative and liquid-crystal composition containing the compound|
The present invention relates to a liquid crystal compound which has negative dielectric anisotropy and a large absolute value thereof; and a liquid crystal display element which contains the compound as a constituent element and has a negative value of dielectric a...
The invention relates to chiral compounds of formula I wherein X1,X2,X1,X2,x1,x2,y1,y2,B,C,U1,U2,V1,V2,W1 and W2