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Of Molecular Gyroscopes, Matroshka Dolls, and Other "Nano"-Toys

C. A. Schalley— 2002

A spinner in a cage, or put simply, a gyroscope. A ?molecular gyroscope?, known as gyroscane (see picture), was recently synthesized. Often such systems are referred to as molecular machines?why not as molecular toys? In this contribution the author illustrates that this view does not have to have negative connotations.

Title043
Of Molecular Gyroscopes, Matroshka Dolls, and Other "Nano"-Toys
AuthorC. A. Schalley
Date20020503
IdentifierDOI 10.1002/1521-3773(20020503)41:9<1513::AID-ANIE1513>3.0.CO;2-H; 10.1002/1521-3757(20020503)114:9<1583::AID-ANGE1583>3.0.CO;2-O
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CitationAngew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2002, 41, 1513-1515; Angew. Chem. 2002, 114, 1583-1586
TypeText