Surface Synthesis of Molecular Wire Architectures

  • Takahiro NakaeEmail author
  • Hiroshi Sakaguchi
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Atom and Single Molecule Machines book series (AASMM)


The synthesis of a molecular wire assembly is a key technology to construct molecular architectures toward single-molecular organic electronic devices. Two new methods to fabricate highly organized and assembled molecular wires are described: 1. one-dimensionally assembled polythiophene molecular wires by electrochemical epitaxial polymerization; 2. multilayered graphene nanoribbon assemblies by two-zone chemical vapor deposition.



This work is supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas “Molecular Architectonics: Orchestration of Single Molecules for Novel Functions” (16H00967, 26110513) from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Sciences and Technology.


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  1. 1.Institute of Advanced EnergyKyoto UniversityUji, KyotoJapan

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