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Targeted at a broad audience ranging from chemists and biochemists to physicists and engineers, this book covers advanced research while being written in an easily understandable language accessible to any interested researcher or graduate student. Following an introduction to the general concepts, the authors go on to discuss devices for processing electrons and electronic energy, memories, logic gates and related systems, and, finally, molecular-scale machines.Content: Chapter 1 Introduction (pages 1–21): Chapter 2 Processing Energy and Signals by Molecular and Supramolecular Systems (pages 23–45): Chapter 3 Fundamental Principles of Photoinduced Electron and Energy Transfer (pages 47–67): Chapter 4 Wires and Related Systems (pages 69–106): Chapter 5 Switching Electron? and Energy?Transfer Processes (pages 107–133): Chapter 6 Light?Harvesting Antennae (pages 135–169): Chapter 7 Solar Energy Conversion (pages 171–207): Chapter 8 Bistable and Multistable Systems (pages 209–257): Chapter 9 Logic Gates and Circuits (pages 259–311): Chapter 10 Basic Principles (pages 313–329): Chapter 11 Spontaneous Mechanical?Like Motions (pages 331–342): Chapter 12 Movements Related to Opening, Closing, and Translocation Function (pages 343–380): Chapter 13 DNA?Based Nanomachines (pages 381–400): Chapter 14 Linear Movements (pages 401–451): Chapter 15 Rotary Motions (pages 453–487): Chapter 16 From Solution to Heterogeneous Systems (pages 489–516): Chapter 17 The Role of Science in Our Time (pages 517–525):
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