Publications

  • Hu, N.; Shao, R.; Shen, Y.; Chen, D.; Clark, N. A.; Walba, D. M. "An electric-field-responsive discotic liquid-crystalline hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene/oligothiophene hybrid," Adv. Mater. 2013, Early View DOI10.1002/adma.201304371.
  • Tsai, E.; Richardson, J. M.; Korblova, E.; Nakata, M.; Chen, D.; Shen, Y.; Shao, R.; Clark, N. A.; Walba, D. M. "A modulated helical nanofilament phase," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201352, (20), 5254-7.
  • Kim, H.; Lee, S.; Shin, T. J.; Cha, Y. J.; Korblova, E.; Walba, D. M.; Clark, N. A.; Lee, S. B.; Yoon, D. K. "Alignment of helical nanofilaments on the surfaces of various self-assembled monolayers," Soft Matter 20139, (26), 6185-6191.
  • Chen, D.; Porada, J. H.; Hooper, J. B.; Klittnick, A.; Shen, Y.; Tuchband, M. R.; Korblova, E.; Bedrov, D.; Walba, D. M.; Glaser, M. A.; Maclennan, J. E.; Clark, N. A. "Chiral heliconical ground state of nanoscale pitch in a nematic liquid crystal of achiral molecular dimers," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2013.
  • Chen, D.; Heberling, M.-S.; Nakata, M.; Hough, L. E.; Maclennan, J. E.; Glaser, M. A.; Korblova, E.; Walba, D. M.; Watanabe, J.; Clark, N. A. "Structure of the b4 liquid crystal phase near a glass surface," ChemPhysChem 201213, (1), 155-159.
  • Reddy, R. A.; Zhu, C.; Shao, R.; Korblova, E.; Gong, T.; Shen, Y.; Garcia, E.; Glaser, M. A.; Maclennan, J. E.; Walba, D. M.; Clark, N. A. "Spontaneous ferroelectric order in a bent-core smectic liquid crystal of fluid orthorhombic layers," Science 2011332, 72-77.
  • Chen, D.; Maclennan, J. E.; Shao, R.; Yoon, D. K.; Wang, H.; Korblova, E.; Walba, D. M.; Glaser, M. A.; Clark, N. A. "Chirality-preserving growth of helical filaments in the b4 phase of bent-core liquid crystals," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011133, (32), 12656-12663.
  • Yang, H.; Richardson, J. M.; Walba, D. M.; Zhu, C.; Shao, R.; Clark, N. A.; Ortega, J.; Etxebarria, J.; Keller, P. "Synthesis and physical properties of a main-chain chiral smectic thiol-ene oligomer," Liq. Cryst. 201037, (3), 325-334.
  • Walba, D. M.; Yang, H.; Keller, P.; Zhu, C.; Shao, R.; Coleman, D. A.; Jones, C. D.; Clark, N. A. "A main-chain de vries smectic liquid crystal polymer prepared by hoveyda–grubbs catalyst initiated acyclic diene metathesis polymerization," Macromol. Rapid Commun. 200930, 1894-1899.
  • Hough, L. E.; Spannuth, M.; Nakata, M.; Coleman, D. A.; Jones, C. D.; Dantlgraber, G.; Tschierske, C.; Watanabe, J.; Korblova, E.; Walba, D. M.; Maclennan, J. E.; Glaser, M. A.; Clark, N. A. "Chiral isotropic liquids from achiral molecules," Science 2009325, (5939), 452-456.
  • Hough, L. E.; Jung, H. T.; Krüerke, D.; Heberling, M. S.; Nakata, M.; Jones, C. D.; Chen, D.; Link, D. R.; Zasadzinski, J.; Heppke, G.; Rabe, J. P.; Stocker, W.; Körblova, E.; Walba, D. M.; Glaser, M. A.; Clark, N. A. "Helical nanofilament phases," Science 2009325, (5939), 456-460.
  • Walba, D. M.; Yang, H.; Shoemaker, R. K.; Keller, P.; Shao, R.; Coleman, D. A.; Jones, C. D.; Nakata, M.; Clark, N. A. "Main-chain chiral smectic polymers showing a large electroclnic effect in the SmA* phase," Chem. Mater. 2006, ASAP Article; DOI: 10.1021/cm0606373.
  • Walba, D. M.; Korblova, E.; Huang, C. C.; Shao, R. F.; Nakata, M.; Clark, N. A. "Reflection symmetry breaking in achiral rod-shaped smectic liquid crystals?," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006128, 5318-5319.
  • Walba, D. M.; Eshdat, L.; Körblova, E.; Shoemaker, R. K. "On the nature of the B4 banana phase: Crystal or not a crystal?," Cryst. Growth Des. 20055, 2091-2099.
  • Walba, D. M.; Xiao, L.; Korblova, E.; Keller, P.; Shoemaker, R.; Nakata, M.; Shao, R.; Link, D. R.; Coleman, D. A.; Clark, N. A. "Main-chain ferroelectric liquid crystal polymers for electronic nonlinear optics applications," Ferroelectrics 2004309, 77-82.
  • Coleman, D. A.; Fernsler, J.; Chattham, N.; Nakata, M.; Takanishi, Y.; Korblova, E.; Link, D. R.; Shao, R. F.; Jang, W. G.; Maclennan, J. E.; Mondainn-Monval, O.; Boyer, C.; Weissflog, W.; Pelzl, G.; Chien, L. C.; Zasadzinski, J.; Watanabe, J.; Walba, D. M.; Takezoe, H.; Clark, N. A. "Polarization-modulated smectic liquid crystal phases," Science 2003, 301, 1204-1211.
  • Walba, D.M.; Korblova, E.; Shao, R.; Maclennan, J.E.; Link, D.R.; Glaser, M.A.; Clark, N.A. "A ferroelectric liquid crystal conglomerate composed of racemic molecules," Science2000288, 2181-2184.
  • Link, D. R.; Natale, G.; Shao, R.; Maclennan, J. E.; Clark, N. A.; Korblova, E.; Walba, D. M. "Spontaneous formation of macroscopic chiral domains in a fluid smectic phase of achiral molecules," Science 1997278, 1924-1927.