A Molecular Communication System

  • Yuki Moritani
  • Satoshi Hiyama
  • Tatsuya Suda
Part of the Proceedings in Information and Communications Technology book series (PICT, volume 2)


Molecular communication uses molecules (i.e., chemical signals) as an information carrier and allows biologically- and artificially-created nano- or cell-scale entities to communicate over a short distance. It is a new communication paradigm and is different from the traditional communication that uses electromagnetic waves (i.e., electronic and optical signals) as an information carrier. This paper focuses on system design and experimental results of molecular communication.


Lipid Bilayer Membrane Traditional Communication Information Carrier Communication Paradigm Molecular Communication 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuki Moritani
    • 1
  • Satoshi Hiyama
    • 1
  • Tatsuya Suda
    • 2
  1. 1.Research Laboratories, NTT DOCOMO, Inc.3-5 Hikarinooka, Yokosuka-shiKanagawaJapan
  2. 2.Information and Computer ScienceUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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