Ultrafast ignition of a uni-directional molecular motor

Jamie Conyard, Kiri Addison, Ismael A. Heisler, Arjen Cnossen, Wesley R. Browne, Ben L. Feringa, Stephen R. Meech, M. Chergui, A. Taylor, S. Cundiff, R. de Vivie-Riedle, K. Yamagouchi
2013 EPJ Web of Conferences  
Light-driven molecular motors convert light into mechanical energy via excited state reactions. In this work we follow sub-picosecond primary events in the cycle of a two-stroke unidirectional motor by fluorescence up-conversion and transient absorption.
doi:10.1051/epjconf/20134105016 fatcat:hxgbznjsvvfkjbaqybitgmiaji