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August 7th, 2010

Turkish scientist develops new-generation nano-smart molecules

Abstract:
A Turkish scientist has developed nano-smart molecules capable of making basic arithmetical operations through chemical reaction.

Professor Engin Umut Akkaya, a scholar at the Chemistry Department of the Bilkent University in Ankara, who won last year's Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, or TÜBÝTAK, Science Award, said his many years of research had finally born fruit, adding that he had succeeded in developing a series of molecules capable of sending meaningful optical data to the macroscopic world.

"This molecule is capable of producing light in various wave lengths [or, different colors]. It can take chemical inputs to make arithmetical operations like subtraction and addition, and can produce both chemical and optical outputs."

The invention is a major step toward replacing silicon processors in computers with nano-molecules, said Akkaya, who underlined that the journal had published only seven articles from Turkey in its 132-year history, five of which were the results of his lab research.

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