Building and Probing Small for Mechanics [E-Book] / edited by Christian Joachim.
Joachim, Christian, (editor)
1st edition 2020.
Cham : Springer, 2020
VIII, 232 pages 154 illustrations, 137 illustrations in color (online resource)
Advances in Atom and Single Molecule Machines
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: from the Anthycytera astronomical clock to molecular machinery
  • From the Pascaline to a 5-digits metallic and planar miniature mechanical calculator 1 cm in lateral size
  • Photo-microlithography fabrication of the parts of a micro-mechanical calculator
  • Fabricating solid state gears at the nanoscale
  • Prototypes of molecular gears with an organometallic piano-stool architecture
  • Design and synthesis of a nano-winch
  • Chemical anchoring of molecular rotors
  • Anchoring molecular rotors by on-surface synthesis
  • Transmission of Rotational Motion between Molecule-Gears
  • A simple train of PF3 molecule-gears and its mechanics
  • Modelling of Molecule-Scale Single Gears and Gear Trains
  • Rotation of Adsorbed molecules induced by tunneling electrons
  • Motion and Nanomechanical effects in Supramolecular Catalysts
  • Five minutes in the life of a molecular shuttle: near-equilibrium measurements of shuttling dynamics with optical tweezers.