A chemically driven molecular motor has been designed, which proceeds through stepwise movements fueled by chemical energy and undergoes full 360° unidirectional rotation. A record, nearly 100% unidirectionality is realized during the whole rotary process.
- chemical energy
- dynamic covalent bond
- molecular motor
- SDG9: Industry, innovation, and infrastructure
- system chemistry
- unidirectional rotation
Zhang, Y. (Contributor), Chang, Z. (Contributor), Zhao, H. (Contributor), Crespi, S. (Contributor), Feringa, B. L. (Contributor) & Zhao, D. (Contributor), University of Groningen, 1-Jun-2020