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Tips for moving single molecules

Scanning tunnelling microscopes provide a unique perspective on chemistry at the level of single molecules. Now there is a new way of using the tip of such a microscope to manipulate a single molecule.

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Figure 1: Moving molecules.

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Jacobs, D. Tips for moving single molecules. Nature 423, 488–489 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1038/423488a

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