Hydrogen Bonds Directly Detected for the First Time

News   May 15, 2017 | Original story from The University of Basel

 
Hydrogen Bonds Directly Detected for the First Time

A hydrogen bond forms between a propellane (lower molecule) and the carbon monoxide functionalized tip of an atomic force microscope. The measured forces and the distance between the oxygen atom at the AFM tip and the propellane's hydrogen atoms correspond precisely to the calculations. CREDIT: University of Basel, Department of Physics

 
 
 

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