Production: Tricast Medienproduktion
Concept and screenplay: Michael W. Tausch – Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Presenter: Niklas Drude
Special thanks to: Simone Kröger – Univ. Münster / Ingrid Reisewitz-Swertz – Bergische Universität Wuppertal / DFG, Projekt Photo-MINT

The properties of some hightech materials can be reversibly switched by irradiation with light. This is demonstrated in the video by an “intelligent” transparency, which contains a photoactice molecular switch. Its structure and properties are explained.

On behalf of „Beilstein-Instituts zur Förderung der Chemischen Wissenschaft“