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...
Some press coverage from New Scientist of some of my last work (PRL) done at Birmingham before moving to Bath. Electrons go under the surface... http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20727713.800#.UfKYho3vt4c Peter
Birth of an Atom
An old Daily telegraph article about some of my Birmingham PhD work that was published in Nature: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/3342091/Nano-surgeons-break-the-atomic-bond.html Peter