Light powers molecular piston and cylinder
A device of molecular dimensions moves like a simple machine when stimulated with light.
Ashton, P.R. . . . and J. F. Stoddart. 1998. A light-fueled "piston cylinder" molecular-level machine. Journal of the American Chemical Society 120(Nov. 4):11190.
Harry W. Gibson
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Department of Chemistry
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0212
J. Fraser Stoddart
University of California, Los Angeles
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1569
From Science News, Vol. 154, No. 20, November 14, 1998, p. 308. Copyright Ó 1998 by Science Service.
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