Artificial molecular-level machines. Dethreading–rethreading of a pseudorotaxane powered exclusively by light energy

V. Balzani, A. Credi, F. Marchioni, J. Fraser Stoddart

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Abstract

The reversible light-driven dethreading-rethreading of a pseudorotaxane is obtained in solution by exploiting the (E)-(Z)photoisomerisation of azobenzene, and monitored through fluorescence signals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1860-1861
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume1
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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