04576732 is referenced by 112 patents and cites 10 patents.

The present invention is characterized by a smectic liquid crystal compound represented by the following formula: ##STR1## wherein R is selected from alkyl and alkoxy groups; X from ##STR2## m and n are natural numbers; and R* is an optically active group containing an asymmetric carbon atom, and a liquid crystal composition containing said compound as a component. This compound is excellent in optical stability and high-speed response.

Title
Ferroelectric liquid crystal compounds and liquid crystal compositions
Application Number
6/555617
Publication Number
4576732
Application Date
November 28, 1983
Publication Date
March 18, 1986
Inventor
Shinichi Saitoh
Yokohama
JP
Kanetsugu Terashima
Yokohama
JP
Kenji Furukawa
Yokosuka
JP
Takashi Inukai
Yokohama
JP
Akio Mukoh
Mito
JP
Teruo Kitamura
Katsuta
JP
Kishiroo Iwasaki
Hitachiouta
JP
Shintaroo Hattori
Hitachi
JP
Masato Isogai
Hitachi
JP
Agent
Antonelli Terry & Wands
Assignee
Hitachi
JP
IPC
C07C 69/88
C07C 69/76
G02F 1/13
C09K 3/34
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