Special Issue "Single Molecular Wire"


A special issue of Polymers (ISSN 2073-4360).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2010)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Yasuhiro Morisaki

Department of Polymer Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto 615-8510, Japan
Website: http://chujo.synchem.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/index.cgi?page=Assistant+Professor+Yasuhiro+Morisaki
Fax: +81 75 383 2607
Interests: conjugated polymer; optically active polymer; hetero-atom containing polymer; macrocycle; single molecular wire

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Conjugated molecules, such as π-conjugated polymers, s-conjugated polymers, through-space conjugated polymers, their oligomers, etc…, are often described as “molecular wire”, in which charges and energy are transported. In the field of molecular electronics, the molecular wire would be expected for essential parts to connect single molecular devices such as transistor and rectifier, leading to the ultimate bottom-up nanotechnology. This special issue is focused on synthesis and properties of conjugated polymers and oligomers; especially, discussions of fundamental electronic and optical characteristics of the single molecule are of importance.

Dr. Yasuhiro Morisaki
Guest Editor


  • conjugated polymers
  • conjugated oligomers
  • conductivity
  • energy transfer
  • charge transfer

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Polymers 2011, 3(1), 545-557; doi:10.3390/polym3010545
Received: 17 January 2011 / Revised: 6 February 2011 / Accepted: 23 February 2011 / Published: 28 February 2011
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