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Conduction of DNA molecules: A charge-ladder model

Yi, Juyeon (2003) Conduction of DNA molecules: A charge-ladder model. Physical Review B 68, p. 193103.

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A charge-ladder model is proposed for the conduction of DNA molecules. The charge density distributed over the atoms and bonds in a base is integrated into a single charged grain, and thereby the double strand is modeled as a two-leg charge ladder. We consider the strong intrastrand/interstrand repulsions to render the origin of the gapful and the gapless conductance observed in the recent experiments.

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Item type:Article
Institutions:Physics > Institute of Theroretical Physics > Chair Professor Richter > Group Klaus Richter
Projects:Volkswagen Stiftung: Molecular Computing
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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:1730
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