Molecular electronics: Storage and transport

  • M. Mehring
  • H. Sixl
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 253)


Any molecular electronic circuitry will involve the transport of information carriers and the storage of information. We discuss in this lecture possible "molecular" information carriers such as: electrons, solitons, polarons and bipolarons and their corresponding antiparticles. Storage of information may be facilitated by switching the state of bi- or multistable molecules. Different possibilities are discussed.


High Occupied Molecular Orbital Storage Cell Information Carrier Molecular Wire Degenerate Ground State 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Mehring
    • 1
  • H. Sixl
    • 1
  1. 1.Physikalisches InstitutUniversität StuttgartStuttgart 80West Germany

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