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Handbook of Single-Molecule Electronics

1st Edition

Edited by Kasper Moth-Poulsen

Jenny Stanford Publishing

448 pages

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Description

Single-molecule electronics has evolved as a vibrant research field during the last two decades. The vision is to be able to create electronic components at the highest level of miniaturization-the single molecule. This book compiles and details cutting-edge research with contributions from chemists, physicists, theoreticians, and engineers. It cov

Table of Contents

Experimental Techniques. The Basics of Electron Transport Theory. First-Principles Simulations of Electron Transport in Atomic-Scale Systems. Controlling the Molecule-Electrode Contact in Single-Molecule Devices. Vibrational Excitations in Single-Molecule Junctions. Self-Assembly at Interfaces. Switching Mechanisms in Molecular Switches. Thermoelectricity in Molecular Junctions. Interference Effects in Single-Molecule Transport. Parallel Self-Assembly Strategies towards Multiple Single-Molecule Electronic Devices. Towards Circuit Design in Single-Molecule Electronics.

About the Editor

Kasper Moth-Poulsen received his PhD in 2007 from University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He continued his career as a post doctoral scholar in Copenhagen (2007-2009) and at University of California, Berkeley (2009-2010) before joining Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, as an assistant (2011-2014) and associate professor (2014-). His research activities focus on nanomaterials chemistry, synthesis, and assembly of single-molecule electronic components and on development of methods for conversion and storage of solar energy.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013050
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical
TEC008070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / Microelectronics
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science