Photo-driven Molecular Wankel Engine B$_{13}^+$
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Photo-driven Molecular Wankel Engine B$_{13}^+$

  • Author(s): Zhang, J
  • Sergeeva, AP
  • Sparta, M
  • Alexandrova, AN
  • et al.

We report a molecular Wankel motor, the dual-ring structure B13+, driven by circularly-polarized infrared electromagnetic radiation, under which a guided uni-directional rotation of the outer ring is achieved with rotational frequency of the order of 300 MHz.

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