The world smallest diode which is created by a single molecule of DNA by collaboration of U.S. and Israeli Scientists from University of Georgia and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).
Day by day computing hardware going to smaller & smaller,
Scientists of Georgia University and Ben-Gurion university in Israel have developed the world’s first nanoscale electronic components (diode) which can be made by a single molecule of DNA. Its study, published in the journal Natural chemistry on April 4, 2016..
Prof. Bingqian Xu and his graduate research assistanst of UGA, they are specifically developed a single duplex DNA of 11 base pairs and which connected it to an elctronic circuit, its size only a few nanometers. Their is no special behavior, when they measured the current flow throught the molecule. When its team specifically intercalated wit a small molecule name coralyne into DNA. At lastly they found the flow of current via DNA was 15 times stronger of negative voltages than a positive voltages, This feature have it on diode.
“Our discovery can lead to progress in the design and construction of nanoscale electronic elements that are at least 1,000 times smaller than current components.” said by Xu.
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