An ultrafast surface-bound photo-active molecular motor.

Imported: 08 May '16 | Published: 08 Oct '13

Jérôme J Vachon, Gregory T GT Carroll, Michael M MM Pollard, Emile M EM Mes, Albert M AM Brouwer, Ben L BL Feringa

Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences

Abstract: We report the synthesis and surface attachment of an ultrafast light-driven rotary molecular motor. Transient absorption spectroscopy revealed that the half-life of the rate determining thermal step of the rotary cycle in solution is 38 ± 1... Read More

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