News & Views | Published:

Chemistry

No turning back for motorized molecules

Nature volume 534, pages 187188 (09 June 2016) | Download Citation

Two molecular motors have been developed that use chemical energy to drive rotational motion in a single direction. The findings bring the prospect of devices powered by such motors a tantalizing step closer. See Letter p.235

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

References

  1. 1.

    , , & Nature Chem. (2016).

  2. 2.

    et al. Nature 534, 235–240 (2016).

  3. 3.

    & Nature Nanotechnol. 1, 25–35 (2006).

  4. 4.

    , & J. Org. Chem. 63, 3655–3665 (1998).

  5. 5.

    Angew. Chem. Int. Edn 37, 909–910 (1998).

  6. 6.

    et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 10484–10485 (2008).

Download references

Author information

Affiliations

  1. Jonathan Clayden is at the School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TS, UK.

    • Jonathan Clayden

Authors

  1. Search for Jonathan Clayden in:

Corresponding author

Correspondence to Jonathan Clayden.

About this article

Publication history

Published

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1038/534187a

Further reading

Comments

By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.

Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing