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Folding molecules into screw-shaped structures

An international research team describes the methods of winding up molecules into screw-shaped structures. With the aid of artificial molecules, the researchers imitated the principles underlying the assigning a specific function to biomolecules in nature.

Posted: Apr 25th, 2016

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The reliability of material simulations put to test

Several international scientists from over 30 universities and institutes teamed to investigate to what extent quantum simulations of material properties agree when they are performed by different researchers and with different software.

Posted: Apr 25th, 2016

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Large rectification in molecular heterojunctions

Researchers demonstrate that rectification ratios of greater than 250 at biases of 0.5 V are achievable at the two-molecule limit for donor?acceptor bilayers of pentacene on C60 on Cu using scanning tunneling spectroscopy and microscopy.

Posted: Apr 22nd, 2016

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