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Molecular machines: nanomotor rotates microscale objects.

Imported: 08 May '16 | Published: 10 Mar '06

Rienk R Eelkema, Michael M MM Pollard, Javier J Vicario, Nathalie N Katsonis, Blanca Serrano BS Ramon, Cees W M CW Bastiaansen, Dirk J DJ Broer, Ben L BL Feringa

Nature

Abstract: Nanomachines of the future will require molecular-scale motors that can perform work and collectively induce controlled motion of much larger objects. We have designed a synthetic, light-driven molecular motor that is embedded in a liquid-crystal film and can rotate objects placed on the film that exceed... Read More

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