A Model for Single-Molecule Information Storage

  • Christopher B. Gorman
  • Brandon Parkhurst
  • Kang-Yi Chen
  • Wendy Su
  • Michael Hager
  • Igor Touzov

Abstract

As computing elements become smaller and smaller, we must devise ways to encode information in smaller spaces.1 At least as far as strictly spatial encoding is concerned, the two most obvious schemes for nanoscale information storage are (a) continued miniaturization of known microscale elements to approach the nanoscale or (b) tailoring existing nanoscale objects (e.g. molecules) so that they can function as information bearing units (IBUs).

Keywords

Inorganic Duster Scanning Capacitance Microscopy Thermal Annealing Cycle Organic Thiol Sodium Hydrogen Sulfide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher B. Gorman
    • 1
  • Brandon Parkhurst
    • 1
  • Kang-Yi Chen
    • 1
  • Wendy Su
    • 1
  • Michael Hager
    • 1
  • Igor Touzov
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA

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