ORGNSunday, 28 August 2005

8:20 AM-12:00 PM Washington DC Convention Center -- Ballroom B, Oral
Molecular Rotors: Ethane, Gyroscopes, Arrays, and Beyond
From Ethane to Gyroscopes
Organizers:John A. Gladysz
Josef Michl
Organizer, Presiding:Miguel Garcia-Garibay
8:20 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:25 AMLessons from the mistaken origin of the rotational barrier in ethane
Peter R. Schreiner
8:45 AMOde to overlap, patroness of perpetual perplexity
Frank Weinhold
9:20 AMOrigin of the ethane rotational barrier: Steric repulsion or hyperconjugation?
A. Patrícia Bento
9:55 AMIntermission
10:00 AMMolecular compasses and gyroscopes: Rotary dynamics in the crystalline solid state
Miguel A. Garcia-Garibay
10:40 AMAlkene metathesis in transition metal coordination spheres: The quest for molecular gyroscopes
John A. Gladysz
11:20 AMRoto-electrics: Arrays of interacting polar molecular rotors
John C. Price, Robert Horansky, Erick Winston, Jason Underwood, Matthew Myers

Molecular Rotors: Ethane, Gyroscopes, Arrays, and Beyond -- Next Session

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The 230th ACS National Meeting, in Washington, DC, Aug 28-Sept 1, 2005