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Molecular Architectonics

The Third Stage of Single Molecule Electronics

  • Takuji Ogawa
  • Introduces a newly developing interdisciplinary frontier that bridges materials science, surface science, nano-science, and non-conventional information science

  • Allows researchers in the field of materials science to understand non-conventional information processing, in which materials perform important roles

  • Discusses the latest developments in single-molecule science

Conference proceedings

Part of the Advances in Atom and Single Molecule Machines book series (AASMM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Systems for Molecular Architectonics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christian Joachim
      Pages 3-26
    3. Laszlo B. Kish, Claes-Göran Granqvist, Sunil P. Khatri, Gunnar A. Niklasson, Ferdinand Peper
      Pages 27-44
    4. Javier Cervera, José M. Claver, Salvador Mafé
      Pages 45-68
    5. Seiya Kasai, Shinya Inoue, Syoma Okamoto, Kentaro Sasaki, Xiang Yin, Ryota Kuroda et al.
      Pages 69-94
    6. Takuya Matsumoto
      Pages 95-109
    7. Takahide Oya, Tetsuya Asai
      Pages 135-163
    8. A. Candini, S. Lumetti, C. Godfrin, F. Balestro, W. Wernsdorfer, S. Klyatskaya et al.
      Pages 165-184
  3. Surface Science for Molecular Architectonics

  4. Measurements for Molecular Architectonics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 251-251
    2. C. Wagner, R. Temirov, F. S. Tautz
      Pages 253-319
    3. Norihisa Kobayashi, Kazuki Nakamura
      Pages 321-339
    4. Yoshinori Yamanoi, Mariko Miyachi, Hiroshi Nishihara
      Pages 399-416

About these proceedings


This book draws on the main themes covered during the International Workshop on Molecular Architectonics which took place in Shiretoko, Japan from August 3 to 6, 2015. The concepts and results explored in this book relate to the term “molecular architectonics” which stands for electronic, optical and information-processing functions being orchestrated by molecular assemblies. This area is defined as the third stage of single-molecule electronics and builds on stage one, where measurements were performed on single-molecule layered films, and stage two, the resulting quantitative analyses. In this work, experts come together to write about the most important aspects of molecular architectonics. This interdisciplinary, visionary and unique book is of interest to scientists working on electronic materials, surface science and information processing sciences using noise and fluctuation.


Single molecule electronics Logic gates Noise and fluctuation Scanning probe microscopy Boolean logic gates Coulomb-blockade nanostructures Supramolecular electronics Molecular spintronics Conjugated polyrotaxanes DNA nanowires

Editors and affiliations

  • Takuji Ogawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of ScienceOsaka UniversityOsakaJapan

About the editors

Takuji Ogawa is Professor at Osaka University, Japan. His research is focused on the syntheses and measurements of single molecular electronic components, self-ordering of nanostructures on solid surfaces as well as on the development of new measurement techniques to estimate single-molecule conductivity.

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