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Title: Nature-Inspired Emerging Chiral Liquid Crystal Nanostructures: From Molecular Self-Assembly to DNA Mesophase and Nanocolloids

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 [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Liquid Crystal Institute and Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program, Kent State University, Kent OH 44242 USA
  2. Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433 USA
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Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
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Journal Name: Advanced Materials; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
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Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Country of Publication:
Germany
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English

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Wang, Ling, Urbas, Augustine M., and Li, Quan. Nature-Inspired Emerging Chiral Liquid Crystal Nanostructures: From Molecular Self-Assembly to DNA Mesophase and Nanocolloids. Germany: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1002/adma.201801335.
Wang, Ling, Urbas, Augustine M., & Li, Quan. Nature-Inspired Emerging Chiral Liquid Crystal Nanostructures: From Molecular Self-Assembly to DNA Mesophase and Nanocolloids. Germany. doi:10.1002/adma.201801335.
Wang, Ling, Urbas, Augustine M., and Li, Quan. Thu . "Nature-Inspired Emerging Chiral Liquid Crystal Nanostructures: From Molecular Self-Assembly to DNA Mesophase and Nanocolloids". Germany. doi:10.1002/adma.201801335.
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