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Atomic scale engines: Cars and wheels
M. Porto, M. Urbakh, and J. Klafter, Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 6058-6061 (2000).
(Covered by Physics News Update No. 490 of June 22, 2000 and Nature Science Update of July 3, 2000)
Hopping motion of interacting particles: From time dependent interaction to directed transport
M. Porto, M. Urbakh, and J. Klafter, Phys. Rev. E 65, 011108 (2002) (6 pages).
Mesoscale engines by nonlinear friction
D. Fleishman, J. Klafter, M. Porto, and M. Urbakh, Nano Lett. 7, 837-842 (2007).
Atomic scale engines: Taking a turn
M. Porto, M. Urbakh, and J. Klafter, Acta Phys. Pol. B 32, 295-306 (2001).
(XXIV International School of Theoretical Physics `Transport Phenomena from Quantum to Classical Regimes´, Ustron, Poland, September 25 to October 1, 2000)
Motors on the molecular scale
M. Porto, M. Urbakh, and J. Klafter, J. Luminescence 94-95, 137-142 (2001).
(International Conference on `Dynamical Processes in Excited States of Solids´, Lyon, France, July 1 to 4, 2001)
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You might also be interested to read the Physics News Update No. 490, Story No. 1: `Atomic Scale Locomotives´ or Nature Science Update of July 3, 2000: `Fast forward´.

You might also be interested to have a look on the list of publications related to molecular machines.