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Synthesis of technomimetic molecules: towards rotation control in single-molecular machines and motors

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Abstract

Technomimetic molecules are molecules designed to imitate macroscopic objects at the molecular level, also transposing the motions that these objects are able to undergo. This article focuses on technomimetic molecules with rotary motions, including gears, wheelbarrows and motors. Following the bottom-up approach the synthesis of technomimetic molecules grants access to the study of mechanical properties at the molecular level. These molecules are designed to operate as single molecules on surfaces under the control of the tip of a scanning tunneling microscope or atomic force microscope.

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Submitted
24 Dec 2004
Accepted
10 Feb 2005
First published
24 Feb 2005

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2005,3, 1165-1169
Article type
Emerging Area

Synthesis of technomimetic molecules: towards rotation control in single-molecular machines and motors

G. Rapenne, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2005, 3, 1165
DOI: 10.1039/B419282F

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