4. Low-Dimensional Metals and Semiconductors

  1. Konrad Szaciłowski1,2

Published Online: 16 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470710883.ch4

Infochemistry: Information Processing at the Nanoscale

Infochemistry: Information Processing at the Nanoscale

How to Cite

Szaciłowski, K. (2012) Low-Dimensional Metals and Semiconductors, in Infochemistry: Information Processing at the Nanoscale, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470710883.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Non-Ferrous Metals, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland

  2. 2

    Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 22 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470710722

Online ISBN: 9780470710883



  • low-dimensional metals, and self-assembling and structural diversity;
  • nanoscale logic gates, computing systems, and electronic properties;
  • molecular scale engineering, band-gap nanoparticles for logic devices;
  • semiconductor, surface molecule electronic coupling, and doping;
  • selective surface adsorption, nano-object dimensionality, and shape;
  • nanostructure electronic properties of tunnelling, ballistic transport;
  • electrical capacitance and Mulliken hardness, and redox properties;
  • ‘Coulomb blockade’ electric transport energetically blocked;
  • oxidation/reduction peak uneven spacing, and nanoparticle metallicity;
  • nanoparticle assembly disorder, influencing global electric conductivity


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Dimensionality and Morphology of Nanostructures

  • Electrical and Optical Properties of Nanoobjects and Nanostructures

  • Molecular Scale Engineering of Semiconducting Surfaces

  • References