Armstrong, Nicholas and Hoft, Rainer C. and McDonagh, Andrew and Cortie, Michael B. and Ford, Michael J. (2007) Exploring the performance of molecular rectifiers: Limitations and factors affecting molecular rectification. NANO LETTERS, 7 (10). pp. 3018-3022.
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl0714435
There has been significant work investigating the use of molecules as nanoscale rectifiers in so-called ``molecular electronics''. However, less attention has been paid to optimizing the design parameters of molecular rectifiers or to their inherent limitations. Here we use a barrier tunneling model to examine the degree of rectification that can be achieved and to provide insight for the design and development of molecules with optimum rectification responses.
|Subjects:||Material Science > Tunnelling and microscopic phenomena|
Physical Science > Nanoelectronics
|Deposited By:||Anuj Seth|
|Deposited On:||18 Dec 2008 16:55|
|Last Modified:||19 Jan 2009 15:43|
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