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Electron transport in nanotube-molecular wire hybrids

Fagas, Giorgos, Cuniberti, Gianaurelio and Richter, Klaus (2001) Electron transport in nanotube-molecular wire hybrids. Physical Review B 63 (4), 045416.

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We study contact effects on electron transport across a molecular wire sandwiched between two semi-infinite (carbon) nanotube leads as a model for nanoelectrodes. Employing the Landauer scattering matrix approach, we find that the conductance is very sensitive to parameters such as the coupling strength and geometry of the contact. The conductance exhibits markedly different behavior in ...


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Item type:Article
Date:January 2001
Institutions:Physics > Institute of Theroretical Physics > Alumni or Retired Professors > Group Gianaurelio Cuniberti
Physics > Institute of Theroretical Physics > Chair Professor Richter > Group Klaus Richter
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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
Item ID:1465
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