Chapter 11. Switching at the Nanoscale: Chiroptical Molecular Switches and Motors

  1. Dr. David B. Amabilino2,3
  1. Wesley R. Browne,
  2. Dirk Pijper,
  3. Michael M. Pollard and
  4. Ben L. Feringa

Published Online: 18 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527625345.ch11

Chirality at the Nanoscale: Nanoparticles, Surfaces, Materials and more

Chirality at the Nanoscale: Nanoparticles, Surfaces, Materials and more

How to Cite

Browne, W. R., Pijper, D., Pollard, M. M. and Feringa, B. L. (2009) Switching at the Nanoscale: Chiroptical Molecular Switches and Motors, in Chirality at the Nanoscale: Nanoparticles, Surfaces, Materials and more (ed D. B. Amabilino), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527625345.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (CSIC), Campus Universitari, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain

  2. 3

    Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (CSIC), Campus Universitari de Bellaterra, 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Catalonia, Spain

Author Information

  1. Stratingh Institute for Chemistry & Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG, Groningen, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527320134

Online ISBN: 9783527625345

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Keywords:

  • switching;
  • nanoscale;
  • chiroptical molecular switches;
  • molecular motors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Switching of Molecular State

  • Azobenzene-Based Chiroptical Photoswitching

  • Diarylethene-Based Chiroptical Switches

  • Electrochiroptical Switching

  • Molecular Switching with Circularly Polarized Light

  • Diastereomeric Photochromic Switches

  • Chiroptical Switching of Luminescence

  • Switching of Supramolecular Organization and Assemblies

  • Molecular Motors

  • Chiral Molecular Machines

  • Making Nanoscale Machines Work

  • Challenges and Prospects

  • References