Molecular Switch (image) University of Texas at Austin Caption This is an illustration of an assembled set of different molecules. These molecules meet, exchange electrons and then disassemble because chloride ions, which are represented as green spheres, are present. If these chloride ions are removed, the entire process can be reversed. Credit Credit: Jung Su Park. Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.