We have observed by NMR spectroscopy that the diffusive movement of a ruthenium-based Grubbs' catalyst increases during ring-closing metathesis as a function of the substrate concentration. This is one of the smallest single molecule motors to exhibit catalytically driven motion.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Feb 21 2013|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Materials Science(all)