Transmission of vibronic signals in molecular circuits. Academic Article uri icon


  • It is proposed and demonstrated using molecular dynamics and digital signal processing techniques that molecular vibrations can be used to transport signals in molecular circuits, revealing that signals transmitted along polypeptide molecules by a frequency-modulated carrier in the terahertz domain consume only 0.2 eV to successfully transfer one information bit; this energy is several orders of magnitude smaller than the several thousands of electronvolts needed using electrons in present electronic devices.

published proceedings

  • J Phys Chem A

author list (cited authors)

  • Seminario, J. M., Yan, L., & Ma, Y.

citation count

  • 20

complete list of authors

  • Seminario, Jorge M||Yan, Liuming||Ma, Yuefei

publication date

  • November 2005