Molecular Electronics

Cleanly placing atomically precise graphene nanoribbons

By |2017-09-28T12:10:39-07:00January 23rd, 2017|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Molecular Electronics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Atomically precise chevron-shaped graphene nanoribbons were purified after solution synthesis, cleanly placed by dry contact transfer on a hydrogen-passivated Si surface, imaged and manipulated by scanning tunneling microscopy, and covalently bonded to depassivated surface positions.

Atomically precise boron doping of graphene nanoribbons

By |2017-06-01T14:01:43-07:00September 28th, 2015|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Environment, Health, and Safety, Healing/preserving environment, Molecular Electronics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research|

The ability to dope graphene nanoribbons with boron atoms to atomic precision opens a range of possible new applications, from chemical sensing to nanoelectronics to photocatalysis to battery electrodes.

Addressable molecular machines arranged in a porous crystal

By |2017-06-01T21:34:13-07:00September 10th, 2015|About Foresight, Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Foresight Kudos, Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Molecular Electronics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research, Reviews|

Simple molecular switches based upon bistable mechanically interlocked molecules can be incorporated within pre-assembled metal organic frameworks and addressed electrochemically.

Linking together small DNAs to build more diverse DNA nanostructures

By |2017-06-01T14:16:56-07:00July 2nd, 2015|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Molecular Electronics, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Using the enzyme DNA ligase and small DNA strands as building blocks provides an efficient and less expensive path to a large variety of DNA scaffolds and other structures.

Toward advanced nanotechnology: Working solid state molecular shuttle

By |2017-06-01T14:01:47-07:00July 1st, 2015|Artificial Molecular Machines, Molecular Electronics, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

A molecular ring shuttles back and forth between two positions on a molecular axle held rigidly inside a solid state molecular lattice made from a metal organic framework.

DARPA announces new program on nanoscale assembly and integration

By |2017-06-01T14:01:56-07:00September 1st, 2014|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Government programs, Military nanotechnology, Molecular Electronics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, News, news|

Register by Sept. 5 to attend a Proposers Day webinar on either Sept. 9 or 11 to learn the technical objectives of DARPA's new "Atoms to product: Aiming to make nanoscale benefits life-sized" program.

Tunable Assembly of Nanoparticles for (Photovoltaic) Devices

By |2017-06-01T14:01:56-07:00August 13th, 2014|Molecular Electronics, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Reports & publications, Research|

Photovoltaics are an interesting case where atomic precision is not necessary to achieve potentially dramatic global impacts. Even an “ok efficiency” device that is easy to manufacture with [...]

Nanotechnology-based next generation memory nears mass production

By |2017-06-01T14:24:23-07:00August 10th, 2014|About Foresight, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Foresight News Articles, Meetings & Conferences, Molecular Electronics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Rice University’s breakthrough nanoporous silicon oxide technology for resistive random-access memory (RRAM) appears poised for commercialization.

Advanced technologies by design

By |2017-06-01T14:15:59-07:00December 16th, 2013|Articles, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Molecular Electronics, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Reports & publications, Research|

Design and prediction are integral to Atomically Precise Manufacturing and its development. This is in part because fully functional APM can be readily explored computationally today, to levels [...]

Carbyne: the strongest, stiffest carbon chain

By |2017-06-01T14:03:12-07:00October 11th, 2013|Articles, Computational nanotechnology, Molecular Electronics, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, Press Releases, Reports & publications, Research|

Carbyne – a straight line of carbon atoms linked by double bonds or by alternating single and triple bonds — is the next stiff, carbon-based structure with unusual [...]