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A reversible, unidirectional molecular rotary motor driven by chemical energy.

Imported: 20 Apr '16 | Published: 08 Oct '05

Stephen P SP Fletcher, Frédéric F Dumur, Michael M MM Pollard, Ben L BL Feringa

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Abstract: With the long-term goal of producing nanometer-scale machines, we describe here the unidirectional rotary motion of a synthetic molecular structure fueled by chemical conversions. The basis of the rotation is the movement of a phenyl rotor relative to a naphthyl stator about a single bond axle.... Read More

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