The rod-like chain of an MCPLC (@MT06869@) with direct links between the @MT06858@ for which the persistence length is at least comparable with the contour length and much greater than the diameter.
Source: PAC, 2002, 74, 493. (Definitions of basic terms relating to polymer liquid crystals (IUPAC Recommendations 2001)) on page 505 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'rigid chain' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.RT06871 RISBibTexEndNote