Understanding Charge Transport in Molecular Electronics

J. G. Kushmerick, S. K. Pollack, J. C. Yang, J. Naciri, D. B. Holt, Mark A Ratner, R. Shashidhar

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Abstract

For molecular electronics to become a viable technology the factors that control charge transport across a metal-molecule-metal junction need to be elucidated. We use an experimentally simple crossed-wire tunnel junction to interrogate how factors such as metal-molecule coupling, molecular structure, and the choice of metal electrode influence the current-voltage characteristics of a molecular junction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)277-290
Number of pages14
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Volume1006
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2003

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Molecular electronics
Charge transfer
Metals
Molecules
Tunnel junctions
Current voltage characteristics
Molecular Structure
Molecular structure
Electrodes
Wire
Technology

Keywords

  • Charge transport
  • Metal-molecule-metal junctions
  • Molecular electronics
  • Tunnel junctions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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Kushmerick, J. G., Pollack, S. K., Yang, J. C., Naciri, J., Holt, D. B., Ratner, M. A., & Shashidhar, R. (2003). Understanding Charge Transport in Molecular Electronics. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1006, 277-290. https://doi.org/10.1196/annals.1292.019

Understanding Charge Transport in Molecular Electronics. / Kushmerick, J. G.; Pollack, S. K.; Yang, J. C.; Naciri, J.; Holt, D. B.; Ratner, Mark A; Shashidhar, R.

In: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. 1006, 12.2003, p. 277-290.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kushmerick, JG, Pollack, SK, Yang, JC, Naciri, J, Holt, DB, Ratner, MA & Shashidhar, R 2003, 'Understanding Charge Transport in Molecular Electronics', Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 1006, pp. 277-290. https://doi.org/10.1196/annals.1292.019
Kushmerick, J. G. ; Pollack, S. K. ; Yang, J. C. ; Naciri, J. ; Holt, D. B. ; Ratner, Mark A ; Shashidhar, R. / Understanding Charge Transport in Molecular Electronics. In: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2003 ; Vol. 1006. pp. 277-290.
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