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Issue 8, 2001
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Photocontrolled self-assembly of molecular switches

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A new self-assembling system is developed, based on dithienylcyclopentene photochromic switches, which forms extended aggregates in solution and for which the viscosity can be changed by light.

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01 Feb 2001
01 Mar 2001
First published
03 Apr 2001

Chem. Commun., 2001, 759-760
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Photocontrolled self-assembly of molecular switches

L. N. Lucas, J. van Esch, R. M. Kellogg and B. L. Feringa, Chem. Commun., 2001, 759
DOI: 10.1039/B101231M

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