Reversible operation of chiral molecular scissors by redox and UV light

Takahiro Muraoka, Kazushi Kinbara, Takuzo Aida

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Abstract

Upon changing the oxidation state, a reversible open-close motion of chiral molecular scissors, composed of a redox-active ferrocene pivot and an isomerizable azobenzene strap, can be realized only by UV light.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1441-1443
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Jan 1

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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