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In 1959, physicist Richard Feynman presented an amazing talk entitled There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom, in which he proposed making very small circuits out of molecules. More than forty years later, people are starting to realize his vision. Thanks to Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM) probes and "self-assembly" fabrication techniques, it is now possible to connect electrodes to a molecule and measure its conductance. In 2004, Mark Hersam et al. reported the first experimental measurement of a molecular resonant tunneling device on silicon. This new field of Molecular Electronics may someday provide the means to miniaturize circuits beyond the limits of silicon, keeping Moore's Law in force for many years to come.

Learn more about molecular electronics from the resources on this site, listed below. More information on Molecular electronics can be found here.

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  1. ECE 453 Lecture 35: Transmission

    29 Nov 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    http://nanohub.org/resources/700

  2. ECE 453 Lecture 37: Wavefunction versus Green's Function

    03 Dec 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Reference Chapter 9.1

    http://nanohub.org/resources/754

  3. ECE 453 Lecture 38: Ohm's Law

    06 Dec 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Reference Chapter 9.4

    http://nanohub.org/resources/755

  4. ECE 453 Lecture 39: Coulomb Blockade

    08 Dec 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Reference Chapter 3.4

    http://nanohub.org/resources/756

  5. ECE 453 Lecture 3: Quantum of Conductance

    27 Aug 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Reference Chapters 1.3, 111

    http://nanohub.org/resources/575

  6. ECE 453 Lecture 40: Summary

    10 Dec 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    http://nanohub.org/resources/757

  7. ECE 453 Lecture 4: Charging Effects 1

    29 Aug 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Reference Chapter 1.4

    http://nanohub.org/resources/576

  8. ECE 453 Lecture 5: Charging Effects 2

    01 Sep 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Reference Chapters 1.2 & 1.4

    http://nanohub.org/resources/577

  9. ECE 453 Lecture 6: Charging Effect, Towards Ohm's Law

    03 Sep 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Reference Chapters 1.4, 1.5 & 1.6

    http://nanohub.org/resources/578

  10. ECE 453 Lecture 7: Hydrogen Atom

    10 Sep 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Reference Chapter 2.1

    http://nanohub.org/resources/579

  11. ECE 453 Lecture 8: Schrödinger Equation 1

    13 Sep 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Reference Chapter 2.1

    http://nanohub.org/resources/597

  12. ECE 453 Lecture 9: Schrödinger Equation 2

    15 Sep 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Reference Chapter 2.1

    http://nanohub.org/resources/598

  13. reza

    http://nanohub.org/members/8892

  14. Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor - Questions & Answers

    23 Mar 2005 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Welcome to the Question and Answer page for the online class Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/97

  15. Feasibility of Molecular Manufacturing

    14 Mar 2005 | Animations | Contributor(s): EPICS LSPM Team

    Martin and Laura have an interesting debate about the feasibility of Molecular Manufacturing. Can molecular assemblers be developed to create new materials, new devices, and even macroscopic...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/93

  16. MATLAB Scripts for "Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor"

    15 Mar 2005 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Tinker with quantum transport models! Download the MATLAB scripts used to demonstrate the physics described in Supriyo Datta's book Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor. These simple models are...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/103

  17. Scanning Probe Microscopes

    15 Mar 2005 | Animations | Contributor(s): EPICS LSPM Team

    Laura explains how scanning probe microscopes can be used to create images of small devices, molecules, and even atoms! A large-scale version of the scanning probe microscope is built out of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/92

  18. Chemistry of Molecular Monolayers

    09 Jul 2003 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David Allara

    Chemistry of Molecular Monolayers

    http://nanohub.org/resources/145

  19. Electrical Resistance: An Atomistic View

    09 Jul 2003 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Electrical Resistance: An Atomistic View

    http://nanohub.org/resources/144

  20. Huckel-IV on the nanoHub

    09 Jul 2003 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Magnus Paulsson, Ferdows Zahid, Supriyo Datta

    Huckel-IV on the nanoHub

    http://nanohub.org/resources/422

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