Synthesis and electro-optical properties of 3-substituted phenyl trifluoromethyl ethers

Kiyoshi Kanie, Manabu Kuroboshi, Sadao Takehara, Tamejiro Hiyama

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Abstract

A convenient synthetic method is described for 3-substituted aromatic trifluoromethyl ethers through an oxidative desulfurization-fluorination reaction. Upon addition to liquid crystalline materials, these ethers lower birefringence (Δn) of the host liquid crystals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)201-206
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Fluorine Chemistry
Volume97
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 20 1999
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Fluorination
  • Liquid crystal
  • Oxidative desulfurization-fluorination
  • Trifluoromethyl ether

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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