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Molecular switcher

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Can you leave a molecular switch to its own devices? We expose the not-so-passive influence of a scanning tunnelling microscope tip on a molecular switch.

See: IOP for a summary

Movie made from a time lapse series of scanning tunnelling microscope (STM) images of a single poly-chlorinated-biphenyl (PCB) molecule switching between two stable states.

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