Photonic DNA Nano-Processor: A Photonics-Based Approach to Molecular Processing Mediated by DNA
This chapter describes a photonic deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) nano-processor, which is capable of dealing with molecules as real objects and with their associated information simultaneously in a bio-molecular environment. We present a light-activatable DNA nano-processor and DNA scaffold logic as implementation methods, and reveal their fundamental properties through experimental and analytical results.
KeywordsFluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer Visible Light Irradiation Photonic Signal Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer Signaling Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer Pair
This work was supported by Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) (No. 22300103) and for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas “Nanomedicine Molecular Science” (No. 2306) from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology of Japan.
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