Imaging of aromatic amide molecules in motion

Nielas Solin, Masanori Koshino, Takatsugu Tanaka, Shinya Takenaga, Hiromichi Kataura, Hiroyuki Isobe, Eiichi Nakamura

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    Abstract

    Visual evidence of the rotation of an amide group has been obtained by transmission electron microscope (TEM) observation of aromatic amide molecules encapsulated in a carbon nanotube. The fullerene group used as a tag also acts as an anchor to fix the sample molecule in one position, which made possible the observation of the rotation of the amide and the pyrene groups.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1208-1209
    Number of pages2
    JournalChemistry Letters
    Volume36
    Issue number10
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2007 Oct 5

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Chemistry(all)

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