043
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.

Title
043
Of Molecular Gyroscopes, Matroshka Dolls, and Other "Nano"-Toys
Author
C. A. Schalley
Date
2002-05-03
Identifier
DOI 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
Citation
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2002, 41, 1513-1515; Angew. Chem. 2002, 114, 1583-1586
Type
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