liquid-crystalline polymer

Also contains definition of: liquid crystal polymer
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See also:
liquid crystal
PAC, 2004, 76, 889. (Definitions of terms relating to reactions of polymers and to functional polymeric materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2003)) on page 900 [Terms] [Paper]