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A trio of nanoswitches in redox-potential controlled communication

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Abstract

A potential-controlled two-step bidirectional communication protocol between the nanoswitches [Cu(1)]+, 2 and 3 is set up, in which ligand followed by metal-ion oxidation drives two subsequent metal ion translocations (self-sorting) changing the switching state at each switch. The communication is reset to its starting point by a two-electron reduction.

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The article was received on 24 Jul 2014, accepted on 03 Sep 2014 and first published on 17 Sep 2014


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05773B
Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 13254-13257
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    A trio of nanoswitches in redox-potential controlled communication

    S. Pramanik, S. De and M. Schmittel, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 13254
    DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05773B

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