Molecular machines swap rings news-and-views

Steve Goldup*

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A chemical system has been made in which two rings on an axle can switch places by allowing a smaller ring to slip through the cavity of a larger one. The advance opens up potential applications in molecular data storage.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)39-40
Number of pages2
Issue number7703
Publication statusPublished - 3 May 2018

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  • Chemistry
  • Nanoscience and technology
  • Organic chemistry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General


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