Light interacting Λ-shape molecules for use as molecular hinges
What is it about?
Λ-shape molecules capable to interact with light and rearrange their structure are introduced.
Why is it important?
The Ʌ-shape molecular geometry of these switchable products has enabled various useful properties including the provision of active sites for intermolecular interactions in the Trans-state. These interactions can be adjusted by switching the azo groups and can be used in molecular recognition studies.
The following have contributed to this page: Dr Masoud Kazem-Rostami
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