9. Molecular Logic Gates

  1. Konrad Szaciłowski1,2

Published Online: 16 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470710883.ch9

Infochemistry: Information Processing at the Nanoscale

Infochemistry: Information Processing at the Nanoscale

How to Cite

Szaciłowski, K. (2012) Molecular Logic Gates, in Infochemistry: Information Processing at the Nanoscale, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470710883.ch9

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 logic gates, OR gates to multi-state switches, Feynman gates;
  • information processing, control of electrical conductivity of elements;
  • chemically driven logic gates, and photophysical phenomena;
  • OR gates, based on PET phenomenon;
  • supramolecular interactions, reading state of molecular-scale logic gates;
  • BODIPY-based and tritopic ligand scheme, PET and ICT control;
  • molecular-scale, of XOR gate, core complex logic systems;
  • multi-state electrochemical switching, electrochemical tuning, AND, XOR, NOR;
  • material conditional logic operation, challenging chemical systems;
  • all-optical input, outputs, in optical control of optical signals


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Chemically Driven Logic Gates

  • All-Optical Logic Gates

  • Electrochemical Logic Systems

  • References