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Less is more when it comes to predicting molecules' conductivity


June 1, 2018

Forward-thinking scientists in the 1970s suggested that circuits could be built using molecules instead of wires. Over the past decades, that technology has become reality. A new paper by two University of Chicago chemists presents an innovative method that cuts computational costs and improves accuracy by calculating interactions between pairs of electrons and extrapolating those to the rest of the molecule. Full Story

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