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Theory of STM junctions for π-conjugated molecules on thin insulating films

Sobczyk, Sandra and Donarini, Andrea and Grifoni, Milena (2012) Theory of STM junctions for π-conjugated molecules on thin insulating films. Phys. Rev. B 85, p. 205408.

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A microscopic theory of the transport in a scanning tunneling microscope (STM) setup is introduced for π-conjugated molecules on insulating films, based on the density matrix formalism. A key role is played in the theory by the energy dependent tunneling rates which account for the coupling of the molecule to the tip and to the substrate. In particular, we analyze how the geometrical differences ...


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Item type:Article
Date:7 May 2012
Institutions:Physics > Institute of Theroretical Physics > Chair Professor Grifoni > Group Milena Grifoni
Projects:SFB 689: Spinphänomene in reduzierten Dimensionen
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Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 530 Physics
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Deposited on:15 May 2012 11:35
Last modified:13 Mar 2014 18:52
Item ID:24361
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