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Molecular motors

Fuelling movement at the nanoscale

Nature Chemistry volume 3, pages 915916 (2011) | Download Citation

Autonomous propulsion of microparticles using catalytic olefin polymerization, and directional rotation of a molecule on a metal surface using electrons from the tip of a scanning tunnelling microscope.

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  1. Ben Feringa is in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Groningen, 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands

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