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Electron transport in carbon nanotube-metal systems: contact effects

Ranjan, N., Gutiérrez, Rafael, Krompiewski, Stefan and Cuniberti, Gianaurelio (2004) Electron transport in carbon nanotube-metal systems: contact effects. Molecular Physics Reports 40, p. 125.

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Carbon nanotubes (CNT) have a very large application potential in the rapid developing field of molecular electronics. Infinite single-wall metallic CNTs have theoretically a conductance of 4e$^{2}$/h because of the two electronic bands crossing the Fermi level. For finite size CNTs experiments have shown that other values are also possible, indicating a very strong influence of the contacts. We ...


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Item type:Article
Institutions:Physics > Institute of Theroretical Physics > Alumni or Retired Professors > Group Gianaurelio Cuniberti
Projects:Graduiertenkolleg Nichtlinearität und Nichtgleichgewicht, 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:1737
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