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Abstract of WO2008084559
To provide a quantum motor capable of reliably carrying out rotation. A quantum motor (10) includes a rotor (60) containing a functional material of which quantum characteristic is externally controllable, an N pole permanent magnet (20) and an S pole permanent magnet (30) applying magnetic field to the rotor (60), and a light source (90) varying the quantum characteristic of the rotor (60). The light source (90) varies the quantum characteristic of the rotor (60), so that rotation force is generated in the rotor (60) and the rotor (60) rotates.
The present invention is summarized as follows
(1) According to the present invention, a ferromagnetic such as Ni, Co, Fe and the like and phthalocyanine are combined to synthesize an electronically or magnetically metastable ferromagnetic material. For synthesizing a base material,hydrogen phthalocyanine serving as a base and metallophthalocyanine of which hydrogen has been substituted with Ni, Co, Fe, and the like are combined to manufacture a synthesized material. As a retsult of substitution with metal atom, a hole is generated within a molecule. Magnetization of the material can be carried by electron migration in the space or by change in the electron spin in the space.
As to supply of functional electrons, as an electron supply source, hydrogen phthalocyanine/metallophthalocyanine and an alkali metal such as Na, K, Al, Mg, an the like are combined. Electrons supplied from the alkaline metal causes transmission of quantum magnetic force in the material through the molecule, and magnetization of the material can be controlled at room temperatures and above.
(2) Using the material above, external energy such as light is used to control electron density distribution or the electron spin of the material, thus varying the physical property thereof.
(3) In addition, a drive device in accordance with the basic principle that such an operation is performed in external magnetic field set in advance and resultant force acting on the material is extracted as mechanical energy is provided.
Originally posted by Ian McLean
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