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Short description Bringing together experiment and theory to enable applications in real-life devices, this handbook and ready reference provides essential information on how to control and direct charge transport in one handy volume.
From the contents INTRODUCTION: MOLECULAR ELECTRONICS AND MOLECULAR WIRES Introduction Single-Molecule Devices Transport of Charges and Excitons in Molecular Wires
PART I: Molecules between Electrodes
QUANTUM INTERFERENCE IN ACYCLIC MOLECULES Introduction Theoretical Methods Interference in Acyclic Cross-Conjugated Molecules Understanding Interference in Model Systems Using Interference for Devices Probing the Limits of Calculations: Important Real-World Phenomena Conclusions
HOPPING TRANSPORT IN LONG CONJUGATED MOLECULAR WIRES CONNECTED TO METALS Introduction Charge Transport Mechanisms Oligophenylene Imine Molecular Wires: A Flexible System for Examining the Physical Organic Chemistry of Hopping Conduction in Molecules Outlook: Probing the Physical Organic Chemistry of Hopping Conduction
PART II: Donor-Bridge-Acceptor Systems
TUNNELING THROUGH CONJUGATED BRIDGES IN DESIGNED DONOR-BRIDGE-ACCEPTOR MOLECULES Introduction Through-Bond Electronic Coupling in Pi-Conjugated Bridges Conclusions
BASE PAIR SEQUENCE AND HOLE TRANSFER THROUGH DNA: RATIONAL DESIGN OF MOLECULAR WIRES Introduction Spectral Signatures of Charge Transfer Charge Injection into A-Tracts Crossover from Superexchange to Hopping in Sa--An--Sd Symmetry Breaking in Sa--An--Sa Influence of a Single G on Charge Transport Molecular Wire Behavior in Sa--A2-3G1-7--SD Charge Transfer through Alternating Sequences Theoretical Descriptions of Charge Transfer through DNA Conclusion
CHARGE TRANSPORT THROUGH MOLECULES: ORGANIC NANOCABLES FOR MOLECULAR ELECTRONICS Introduction Theoretical Concepts Charge Transport along Pi-Conjugated Bridges in C60-Containing Donor-Bridge-Acceptor Conjugates Conclusion
PART III: Charge Transport through Wires in Solution
ELECTRON AND EXCITON TRANSPORT TO APPENDED TRAPS Introduction Experimental Methods to Investigate Transport to Appended Traps Results on Transport to Traps Comparison and Perspectives
ELECTRON LATTICE DYNAMICS AS A METHOD TO STUDY CHARGE TRANSPORT IN CONJUGATED POLYMERS Introduction Methodology Results Summary
CHARGE TRANSPORT ALONG ISOLATED CONJUGATED MOLECULAR WIRES MEASURED BY PULSE RADIOLYSIS TIME-RESOLVED MICROWAVE CONDUCTIVITY Introduction Pulse-Radiolysis Time-Resolved Microwave Conductivity Mechanisms for Charge Transport along Conjugated Chains The Meaning of the Mobility at Microwave Frequencies Charge Transport along Ladder-Type PPP Effect of Torsional Disorder on the Mobility Effect of Chain Coiling on the Mobility of Charges Supramolecular Control of Charge Transport along Molecular Wires Summary and Outlook
PART IV: Exciton Transport through Conjugated Molecular Wires
STRUCTURE PROPERTY RELATIONSHIPS FOR EXCITON TRANSFER IN CONJUGATED POLYMERS Introduction Signal Gain in Aplifying Fluorescent Polymers Directing Energy Transfer within CPs: Dimensionality and Molecular Design Lifetime Modulation Conformational Dependence on Energy Migration: Conjugated Polymer-Liquid Crystal Solutions Conclusions