Photochromism and molecular logic gate operation of a water-compatible bis-glycosyl diarylethene

Xianzhi Chai, You Xin Fu, Tony D. James, Junji Zhang, Xiao-Peng He, He Tian

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We report the synthesis of a water-compatible bis-glycosyl diarylethene using click chemistry that undergoes photochromism and functions as a molecular logic gate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9494-9497
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number68
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2017


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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