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Exploring molecular motors

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Abstract

The introduction of mechanical functions and controlled motion based on molecular motors and machines offers tremendous opportunities towards the design of dynamic molecular systems and responsive materials. In this brief perspective the focus is on the exploration of rotary molecular motors discussing basic principles and showing illustrative applications in functional materials. Furthermore, major challenges to bring dynamic properties to more complex molecular systems, ranging from transmission, amplification and synchronization to biocompatibility and autonomous behavior, are discussed.

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Submitted
24 Dec 2020
Accepted
08 Feb 2021
First published
22 Feb 2021

This article is Open Access

Mater. Chem. Front., 2021,5, 2900-2906
Article type
Chemistry Frontiers

Exploring molecular motors

J. C. M. Kistemaker, A. S. Lubbe and B. L. Feringa, Mater. Chem. Front., 2021, 5, 2900
DOI: 10.1039/D0QM01091J

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