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Chemistry of Nanomolecular Systems

Towards the Realization of Molecular Devices

  • Takayoshi Nakamura
  • Takuya Matsumoto
  • Hirokazu Tada
  • Ken-ichi Sugiura
  • Describes the essential chemical considerations relevant for using single molecules as elements in electrical devices

  • Presents frontier research results as well as well-established knowledge

Book

Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 70)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. Synthetic Approaches to Nanomolecular Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Takanori Suzuki, Hiroki Higuchi, Takashi Tsuji, Jun-ichi Nishida, Yoshiro Yamashita, Tsutomu Miyashi
      Pages 3-24
    3. Keiji Takeda, Kunio Awaga
      Pages 41-57
    4. Ken-ichi Sugiura, Hitoshi Miyasaka, Tomohiko Ishii, Masahiro Yamashita
      Pages 59-72
  3. Surface Molecular Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Hiroshi Onishi
      Pages 75-89
    3. Takuya Matsumoto, Tomoji Kawai, Takashi Yokoyama
      Pages 107-121
    4. Tomoyuki Akutagawa, Takayoshi Nakamura
      Pages 123-147
  4. Theory of Nanomolecular Systems

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 195-197

About this book

Introduction

This book describes contemporary efforts to develop nano-molecular systems for future molecular electronics, in which single molecules act as basic elements in electrical circuits. While describing frontier research, it also gives a comprehensive introduction and discusses the related work being pursued worldwide. The book is composed of three parts. The first part describes the synthesis of novel molecules for molecular nano-systems. The second part deals mainly with nano-molecular systems on solid surfaces and the evaluation of the system with SPM. The third part reviews the theory required as a background for molecular electronics.

Keywords

Molecular electronics Molecular systems Nanaotechnology Prove microscope STEM STM Surface science

Editors and affiliations

  • Takayoshi Nakamura
    • 1
  • Takuya Matsumoto
    • 2
  • Hirokazu Tada
    • 3
  • Ken-ichi Sugiura
    • 4
  1. 1.Research Institute for Electronic ScienceHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan
  2. 2.The Institute of Scientific and Industrial ResearchOsaka UniversityOsakaJapan
  3. 3.Institute for Molecular ScienceMyodaijiOkazakiJapan
  4. 4.Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of ScienceTokyo Metropolitan UniversityTokyoJapan

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"This book describes contemporary efforts to develop nano-molecular systems for future molecular electronics in which single molecules act as basic elements for electrical circuits, it also gives a comprehensive introduction and discussion on the work that is pursued worldwide."