10. Other Supramolecular Systems, Molecular Motors, Machines and Nanotechnological Applications

  1. Frank Davis and
  2. Séamus Higson

Published Online: 22 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470980200.ch10

Macrocycles: Construction, Chemistry and Nanotechnology Applications

Macrocycles: Construction, Chemistry and Nanotechnology Applications

How to Cite

Davis, F. and Higson, S. (2011) Other Supramolecular Systems, Molecular Motors, Machines and Nanotechnological Applications, in Macrocycles: Construction, Chemistry and Nanotechnology Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470980200.ch10

Author Information

  1. Cranfield Health, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714621

Online ISBN: 9780470980200

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Keywords:

  • other supramolecular systems, molecular motors, machines and nanotechnological applications;
  • potential functionalities - of molecular systems;
  • aromatic compounds - and linked benzene rings;
  • ‘infinite’ lattice, a cyclotetraicosaphenylene derivative;
  • pretzelanes, bonnanes and [1]rotaxanes;
  • long alkyl side chain presence - allowing knotanes, deposited as Langmuir–Blodgett films;
  • doubly interlinked catenane, synthesis and structure - structure types, as Solomon links;
  • Solomon link, synthesised using attractions - electron-rich and -poor aromatic rings;
  • molecular devices, motors and machines;
  • macrocyclic compounds - in practical and commercial applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Other Molecular Systems

  • Molecular Devices, Motors and Machines

  • Conclusions

  • Bibliography

  • References