2016 Chemistry Nobel Prize Journal Articles from AIP Publishing

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AIP congratulates Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa for winning the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for the design and synthesis of molecular machines."

Below you will find links to work published in relevant journals.


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Articles from AIP publications -- Free access until 12/31/16


Sir Fraser Stoddart:

A nanomechanical device based on linear molecular motors
Tony Jun Huang, Branden Brough, Chih-Ming Ho, Yi Liu, Amar H. Flood, Paul A. Bonvallet, Hsian-Rong Tseng, J. Fraser Stoddart, Marko Baller and Sergei Magonov
Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 5391 (2004)

Nanoscale molecular-switch devices fabricated by imprint lithography
Yong Chen, Douglas A. A. Ohlberg, Xuema Li, Duncan R. Stewart, R. Stanley Williams, Jan O. Jeppesen, Kent A. Nielsen, J. Fraser Stoddart, Deirdre L. Olynick and Erik Anderson
Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 1610 (2003)


Bernard Feringa:

Molecular switches and motors
Ben L. Feringa
AIP Conf. Proc. 1519, 73 (2013)

Electronic properties of individual diarylethene molecules studied using scanning tunneling spectroscopy
Arramel, T. C. Pijper, T. Kudernac, N. Katsonis, M. van der Maas, B. L. Feringa and B. J. van Wees
J. Appl. Phys. 111, 083716 (2012)

Light‐Driven Molecular Motors
Richard A. van Delden and Ben L. Feringa
AIP Conf. Proc. 723, 498 (2004)


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Locomotion of chemically powered autonomous nanowire motors
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Nanomotor dynamics in a chemically oscillating medium
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J. Chem. Phys. 142, 154902 (2015)

A general flux-based analysis for spherical electrocatalytic nanomotors
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Perspective: Nanomotors without moving parts that propel themselves in solution
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J. Chem. Phys. 138, 020901 (2013)

Directional fidelity of nanoscale motors and particles is limited by the 2nd law of thermodynamics—Via a universal equality
Zhisong Wang, Ruizheng Hou and Artem Efremov
J. Chem. Phys. 139, 035105 (2013)

Dynamics of self-propelled nanomotors in chemically active media
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Ultrafast nanotube based diffusiophoresis nanomotors
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Autonomously motile catalytic nanomotors by bubble propulsion
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Thermally driven molecular linear motors: A molecular dynamics study
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Stochastic simulations of cargo transport by processive molecular motors
Christian B. Korn, Stefan Klumpp, Reinhard Lipowsky and Ulrich S. Schwarz
J. Chem. Phys. 131, 245107 (2009)

Dynamics of chemically powered nanodimer motors subject to an external force
Yu-Guo Tao and Raymond Kapral
J. Chem. Phys. 131, 024113 (2009)

Measurement of driving force of catalytic nanomotors in dilute hydrogen peroxide by torsion balance
J. G. Gibbs and Y.-P. Zhao
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 79, 086108 (2008)

Carbon nanotube motors driven by carbon nanotube
Yoshiteru Takagi, Tsuyoshi Uda and Takahisa Ohno
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Molecular Motors: Design, Mechanism, and Control
Debashish Chowdhury
Comput. Sci. Eng. 10, 70 (2008)

Motion control of single -ATPase rotary biomolecular motor using microfabricated local heating devices
Hideyuki F. Arata, Hiroyuki Noji and Hiroyuki Fujita
Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 083902 (2006)

Mechanism of unidirectional motions of chiral molecular motors driven by linearly polarized pulses
Kunihito Hoki, Masahiro Yamaki, Shiro Koseki and Yuichi Fujimura
J. Chem. Phys. 119, 12393 (2003)

Molecular motors driven by laser pulses: Role of molecular chirality and photon helicity
Kunihito Hoki, Masahiro Yamaki, Shiro Koseki and Yuichi Fujimura
J. Chem. Phys. 118, 497 (2003)


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