Molecular materials II Part A. Molecular electronics?


  • Dr. Joel S. Miller

    1. Miller Central Research Development Department Experimental Station E328, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company P.O. Box 80328, Wilmington, DE 19880-0328 (USA)
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  • For part I see Adv. Mater. 2 (1990) 98. The author gratefully acknowledges several helpful discussions with Drs. R. R. Birge, P. F Carcia, D. A. Dixon, D. F. Eaton, A. J. Epstein, C. R. Fincher, R. C. Haddon, J. J. Hopfield, W. Y. Hsu, B. A. Parkinson, D. A. Pensak, R. F. Salemme, A. Suna, S. W. Tozer, M. D. Ward, and G. T. Yee.


The quest for the ultimate in miniaturization “molecular electronics” will be the subject of the next three articles in this series. The first of the three sets the scene with a discussion of the reasons for our interest in this “engineering down” process, and the components needed.