Ultrafast ignition of a uni-directional molecular motor
1 School of Chemistry, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ
2 Stratingh Institute for Chemistry, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747AG Groningen, The Netherlands
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.
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