Ultrafast ignition of a uni-directional molecular motor

Jamie Conyard, Kiri Addison, Ismael A. Heisler, Arjen Cnossen, Wesley R. Browne, Stephen R. Meech, Bernard Feringa

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Light-driven molecular motors convert light into mechanical energy via excited state reactions. In this work we follow sub-picosecond primary events in the cycle of a two-stroke unidirectional motor by fluorescence up-conversion and transient absorption.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the XVIIIth International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena
EditorsMajed Chergui, Steve Cundiff, Antoinette Taylor, Regina de Vivie-Riedle, Kaoru Yamanouchi
PublisherUniversity of Groningen, Stratingh Institute for Chemistry
ISBN (Print)9782759809561
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventXVIIIth International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, Lausanne, Switzerland -
Duration: 8-Jul-201213-Jul-2012


ConferenceXVIIIth International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, Lausanne, Switzerland

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