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Monday, 14 January, 2013

Intelligent Molecules

A single molecule in sight


Intelligence is not only a matter of humans and animals. Scientists speak also of intelligent molecules. The latter directly react to external stimuli and change reversibly their shape. NIM physicists demonstrate the process for the first time with a single molecule.


Press information NIM (english)
Presseinformation der NIM (deutsch)
Publication "Single-Molecule Adhesion of a Stimuli-Responsive Oligo(ethylene glycol) Copolymer to Gold"