Storage and Processing of Information Using Molecules: The All-Photonic Approach with Simple and Multi-Photochromic Switches
Reviewartikel, 2013

The use of photochromes for the implementation of molecular logic operations is a very promising approach toward molecular computing. This statement is based on a) the possibility of operating such molecular devices exclusively with photonic signals and b) spatiotemporally and remotely controlled switching, which is characteristic for photochromes. Herein, a brief overview of the application of simple photochromes and multi-photochromic conjugates for the small-scale functional integration of complicated logic circuits is given. This complements and extends efforts to design molecular photochromic memories for data storage described by many research groups worldwide.

keypad lock

unimolecular platform

logic gate

logic gates

d-flip-flop

molecular devices

fluorescence

photochromism

half-adder

system

switches

fluorescence

memory

electron-transfer

readout

nondestructive

Författare

Joakim Andreasson

Chalmers, Kemi- och bioteknik, Fysikalisk kemi

U. Pischel

Universidad de Huelva

Israel Journal of Chemistry

0021-2148 (ISSN)

Vol. 53 5 236-246

Photochromic Systems for Solid State Molecular Electronic Devices and Light-Activated Cancer Drugs (PHOTOCHROMES)

Europeiska kommissionen (EU) (EC/FP7/203952), 2008-09-01 -- 2013-08-31.

Ämneskategorier

Fysikalisk kemi

DOI

10.1002/ijch.201300014

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