Molecular Motors and Muscles

Sourav Saha*, J. Fraser Stoddart

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFunctional Organic Materials
Subtitle of host publicationSyntheses, Strategies and Applications
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages35
ISBN (Print)9783527313020
StatePublished - Jan 16 2007


  • Benzidine/biphenol-based molecular switch
  • Chemically induced switching of the bistable rotaxanes
  • Electrochemically controllable bistable rotaxanes
  • Mechanically interlocked molecules as artificial molecular machines
  • Molecular motors
  • Molecular muscles
  • Molecular switching caused by photoisomerization
  • Photochemically powered molecular switches

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry

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