Astumian co-authors article in Science

Professor R. Dean Astumian is a co-author of a new article in the journal Science, “Active Mechanisorption Driven by Pumping Cassettes,” that describes a significant advance in surface science, introducing a new active mechanism of adsorption based on rotaxane molecules with pumping cassettes attached on a surface.  Astumian co-authors this article along with collaborator Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, one of the awardees of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work in molecular motors.  Science is one of the most prestigious and most highly cited journals in the world.