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A close-up view of coupled molecules

Processes such as photosynthesis depend on the interplay between the electric dipoles of chromophore molecules. Yet these dipole–dipole interactions have not been visualized at the atomic level — until now. See Letter p.623

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Figure 1: Visualizing dipole–dipole interactions.

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Schull, G. A close-up view of coupled molecules. Nature 531, 587–588 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/531587a

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