8. Molecular-Scale Electronics

  1. Konrad Szaciłowski1,2

Published Online: 16 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470710883.ch8

Infochemistry: Information Processing at the Nanoscale

Infochemistry: Information Processing at the Nanoscale

How to Cite

Szaciłowski, K. (2012) Molecular-Scale Electronics, in Infochemistry: Information Processing at the Nanoscale, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470710883.ch8

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



  • molecular-scale electronics, devices, the ultimate miniaturization limit;
  • infochemical applications and molecular-level electronics;
  • quantum dot, single metal atom determining transport property;
  • chemical nature of bonding, electronic coupling of molecules and contact;
  • molecular junction conductivities, anchoring, influencing contact conductivity;
  • long conjugated and hopping mechanism, for mobile quasiparticles;
  • non-degenerate, two trapped carriers and quasiparticle, bipolaron;
  • nanosystems, and resistance quantum, in short-distance ballistics;
  • high-mobility and kinetic inductance, memristive with pulse patterns;
  • molecule-based active elements, rectifiers, and tunnelling diodes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Electron Transfer and Molecular Junctions

  • Nanoscale Electromagnetism

  • Molecular Rectifiers

  • References