A bistable pretzelane
Stoddart, J. Fraser
Date of Issue2009
School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
A switchable donor–acceptor pretzelane composed of a crown ether containing tetrathiafulvalene and 1,5-dihydroxynaphthalene recognition units and a covalently tethered cyclobis(paraquat-pphenylene) ring exhibits unidirectional motion on both oxidation (forwards) and reduction (backwards).
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