Optically Reconfigurable Charge-Transfer Liquid Crystals

<p>Complementary electron-rich and electron-poor aromatics can self-assemble in alternating fashion into &pi;-stacked donor-acceptor columnar liquid crystals (DACLCs).</p>

Complementary electron-rich and electron-poor aromatics can self-assemble in alternating fashion into π-stacked donor-acceptor columnar liquid crystals (DACLCs).