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Yoichi Hirai, Tsunenori Fujii, Kaoru Koto, Kenji Suzuki, Masahiro Yoshida, Hisashi Okawa, Yoshiaki Okabe, Teruo Kitamura, Hisao Yokokura, Shintaroo Hattori, Akio Mukoh, Mikio Sato: Colorless liquid crystalline compounds. Hitachi, Kanto Chemical Co, Antonelli Terry & Wands, January 14, 1986: US04564694 (57 worldwide citation)

A colorless liquid crystalline compound having at least one 6-membered ring and non-cyclic end groups in the molecular skelton, said 6-membered containing two or more carbon atoms, at least one of which is directly bonded to a methylene group of a non-cyclic group having an alkoxy group at another e ...


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Makoto Kurihara, Hiromi Inoue, Atsushi Sugiura, Kenji Suzuki, Tsunenori Fujii: P-terphenyl derivatives and liquid crystalline compositions. Kanto Kagaku Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, February 27, 1996: US05494605 (10 worldwide citation)

The p-terphenyl derivatives of the formula shown below are useful in preparing practical ferroelectric liquid crystalline compositions. The derivatives exhibit excellent chemical stability and display the chiral smectic C or smectic C phase over a wide temperature range. ##STR1## wherein each of R.s ...


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Yoichi Hirai, Tsunenori Fujii, Kaoru Koto, Kenji Suzuki, Masahiro Yoshida, Hisashi Okawa, Yoshiaki Okabe, Teruo Kitamura, Hisao Yokokura, Shintaroo Hattori, Akio Mukoh, Mikio Sato: Colorless liquid crystalline compounds. Hitachi, Kanto Chemical, Antonelli Terry & Wands, September 15, 1987: US04694098 (6 worldwide citation)

A colorless liquid crystalline compound having at least one 6-membered ring and non-cyclic end groups in the molecular skeleton, said 6-membered ring containing two or more carbon atoms, at least one of which is directly bonded to a methylene group of a non-cyclic group having an alkoxy group at ano ...


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Mitsuhiro Koden, Tomoaki Kuratate, Makoto Shiomi, Fumiaki Funada, Hiromi Inoue, Kazuhiko Tsuchiya, Atsushi Sugiura, Tsunenori Fujii: Liquid crystal composition and liquid crystal device containing the same. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Kanto Kagaku Kabushiki Kaisha Corporation, David G Conlin, Peter F Corless, December 21, 1993: US05271867 (5 worldwide citation)

A ferroelectric liquid crystal composition comprising a specific fluorophenyl compound (I) and a specific pyrimidine compound (II) and optionally a specific benzoate compound (III), which exhibits a high-speed response in room temperature and is useful for liquid crystal display devices of large cap ...


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Makoto Kurihara, Hiromi Inoue, Atsushi Sugiura, Kenji Suzuki, Tsunenori Fujii: P-terphenyl derivatives and liquid crystalline compositions. Kanto Kagaku Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, January 17, 1995: US05382380 (4 worldwide citation)

New p-terphenyl derivatives useful as components for preparing practical ferroelectric liquid crystalline compositions and excellent in chemical stability, as well as liquid crystalline compositions containing at least one of the p-terphenyl derivatives.


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Megumi Kawaguchi, Hiromi Inoue, Atsushi Sugiura, Kenji Suzuki, Tsunenori Fujii: Cyclobutanecarboxylic acid derivatives and liquid crystalline compositions containing them. Kanto Kagaku Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, August 13, 1996: US05545747 (2 worldwide citation)

An optically inactive cyclobutanecarboxylic acid derivative of the general formula ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1 is a hydrogen atom or a straight or branched chain alkyl group having 1-14 carbon atoms, R.sup.2 is a straight or branched chain alkyl group having 1-14 carbon atoms, X.sup.1 and X.sup.2 indep ...


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Kazuhiko Tsuchiya, Kenji Suzuki, Atsushi Sugiura, Tsunenori Fujii: Biphenyl compound. Kanto Kagaku Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, March 14, 1995: US05397504 (1 worldwide citation)

A new biphenyl compound which is chemically stable and possesses practically excellent properties as a component for preparing ferroelectric smetic liquid crystalline compositions as well as a new liquid crystalline composition containing this compound.