Texas A&M Chemists Achieve Unprecedented Molecular Triple Jump With Multi-Ringed Metal Complexes

For decades, Texas A&M University chemist Dr. John A. Gladysz has been mixing metals and carbon to create novel molecules, from the world’s longest molecular wires to microscopic gyroscopes controllable by cage size, molecular access and even progress toward unidirectional rotation via external electrical field manipulation.

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Texas A&M Distinguished Professor of Chemistry John A. Gladysz, explaining the reactionary mechanics involved in a molecular gyroscope.

In a most recent accomplishment, Gladysz and his research group have made a new type of molecular rotor that shows promise for future development as a functional molecular machine capable of manipulating matter at atomic and subatomic levels and transforming multiple branches of chemistry, along with myriad related sectors and industries.

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