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Theory of an all-carbon molecular switch

Gutiérrez, Rafael and Fagas, Giorgos and Cuniberti, Gianaurelio and Grossmann, Frank and Schmidt, Rüdiger and Richter, Klaus (2002) Theory of an all-carbon molecular switch. Physical Review B 65 (11), pp. 113410-113413.

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Abstract

We study electron transport across a carbon molecular junction consisting of a C$_{60}$ molecule sandwiched between two semi-infinite metallic carbon nanotubes. It is shown that the Landauer conductance of this carbon hybrid system can be tuned within orders of magnitude not only by varying the tube-C$_{60}$ distance, but more importantly at fixed distances by (i) changing the orientation ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:February 2002
Institutions:Physics > Institute of Theroretical Physics > Retired Professors > Group Gianaurelio Cuniberti
Physics > Institute of Theroretical Physics > Chair Professor Richter > Group Klaus Richter
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10.1103/PhysRevB.65.113410DOI
Subjects:500 Science > 530 Physics
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Owner: Timo Hartmann
Deposited On:20 Mar 2007
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 09:57
Item ID:1472
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