News tagged with carbon molecules

Doping graphene

An organic molecule that has been found to be effective in making silicon-based electronics may be viable for building electronics on sheets of carbon only a single molecule thick. Researchers at the Max Planck ...

Jun 01, 2010 5 / 5 (6) 1 | with audio podcast

Catalysts that produce 'green' fuel

At the International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste, researchers are studying a way to economically produce a molecule that imitates (and improves) the photosynthesis of plants. It will be used to create solar cells ...

Mar 12, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0

The origin of organic magnets

Electrical engineers are starting to consider materials made from organic molecules -- including those made from carbon atoms -- as an intriguing alternative to the silicon and metals used currently in electronic ...

Mar 02, 2012 4 / 5 (5) 0

Size matters - even for molecules

Two electrons that are emitted from a large molecule by a single photon may originate from far apart within that molecule. In a recent study on hydrocarbon molecules consisting of one to five fused benzene ...

Apr 11, 2012 5 / 5 (3) 0