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Title: New 'Molecular Movie' Reveals Ultrafast Chemistry in Motion

Abstract

Scientists for the first time tracked ultrafast structural changes, captured in quadrillionths-of-a-second steps, as ring-shaped gas molecules burst open and unraveled. Ring-shaped molecules are abundant in biochemistry and also form the basis for many drug compounds. The study points the way to a wide range of real-time X-ray studies of gas-based chemical reactions that are vital to biological processes.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SLAC (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1187775
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; CYCLOHEXADIENE; HEXATRIENE; MOLECULAR MOVIE; XRAY SCATTERING; DRUG COMPOUND, SCATTER; MOLECULAR REACTION

Citation Formats

Minitti, Michael. New 'Molecular Movie' Reveals Ultrafast Chemistry in Motion. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Minitti, Michael. New 'Molecular Movie' Reveals Ultrafast Chemistry in Motion. United States.
Minitti, Michael. Mon . "New 'Molecular Movie' Reveals Ultrafast Chemistry in Motion". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1187775.
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abstractNote = {Scientists for the first time tracked ultrafast structural changes, captured in quadrillionths-of-a-second steps, as ring-shaped gas molecules burst open and unraveled. Ring-shaped molecules are abundant in biochemistry and also form the basis for many drug compounds. The study points the way to a wide range of real-time X-ray studies of gas-based chemical reactions that are vital to biological processes.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {6}
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