Molecular Manufacturing: A New Frontier at the Interface of Electronics, Biotechnology and Material Sciences

  • Claudio Nicolini
Part of the Electronics and Biotechnology Advanced (EL.B.A.) Forum Series book series (ELBA, volume 2)


The significant development and progress made during the last decade in the field of microelectronics and biotechnology have determined important overlapping of these disciplines, leading to the emerging of a new scientific branch, Molecular Manufacturing, aiming at manipulations and assembling at atomic scale to obtain molecular constructs capable of specific biochemical and electronic activity.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudio Nicolini
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  1. 1.Institute of BiophysicsUniversity of GenoaGenoa Sestri PonenteItaly
  2. 2.Marciana Marina (LI)EL.B.A. FoundationItaly

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