Transition from smectic nanofibers to smectic vesicles in the self-assemblies of PEG-b-liquid crystal polycarbonates

Nom de la revue
Polymer Chemistry
Lu Zhou, Dapeng Zhang, Sabrina Hocine, Alessia Pilone, Sylvain Trépout, Sergio Marco, Christophe Thomas, Jia Guo, Min-Hui Li
Abstract

A transition from nanofibers to ellipsoidal vesicles through lamellas was evidenced as the self-assembling mechanism for biodegradable smectic polycarbonate-based amphiphilic block copolymers.