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1. (WO2017059942) CHIRAL COMPOUNDS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/059942    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/001510
Publication Date: Fri Apr 14 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 08 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: C09K 19/58
C09K 19/32
C09K 19/34
Applicants: MERCK PATENT GMBH
Inventors: BREMER, Matthias
PLUMMER, Edward
EICHHORN, Thomas
SCHREINER, Peter
KUEHN, Christian
Title: CHIRAL COMPOUNDS
Abstract:
The invention relates to chiral compounds of formula (I) wherein the paramters have the meaning given in claim 1, to liquid crystal mixtures comprising at least one chiral compound of formula (I), to chiral linear or crosslinked liquid crystal polymers obtainable by polymerizing a polymerizable mixture comprising at least one chiral compound of formula (I), to the use of chiral compound of formula I and mixtures and polymers obtained thereof in liquid crystal displays, active and passive optical elements, adhesives, synthetic resins with anisotropic mechanical properties, cosmetic and pharmaceutical compositions, diagnostics, liquid crystal pigments, for decorative and security applications, nonlinear optics, optical information storage or as chiral dopants, and to a liquid crystal display comprising a mixture comprising at least one chiral compound of formula (I).