By cooperative twisting of alternating molecules from the adjacent columns, the structure and reaction kinetics of the photochromic compound 3-methyl-2-(2′,4′-dinitrobenzyl)pyridine can be reversibly gated in a single crystal over a hysteresis gap of 10-11 K close to ambient temperature.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Crystal Growth and Design|
|State||Published - Sep 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Materials Science(all)
- Condensed Matter Physics