Artificial molecular devices based on tetrathiafulvalene

J. O. Jeppesen*, C. P. Collier, J. R. Heath, Y. Luo, K. A. Nielsen, J. Perkins, J. Fraser Stoddart, E. Wong

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Abstract

Over the past two decades, the relative motion of the components in mechanically interlocked molecules-catenanes and rotaxanes-has been extensively demonstrated in solution. More recently, the area of molecular electronics has advanced considerably and over the past four years, catenanes and rotaxanes have been utilized as the active molecules in solid-state switchable tunnel junction devices. We present here new amphiphilic switchable [2]rotaxanes suitable for integration into nano-scale devices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)511-513
Number of pages3
JournalJournal De Physique. IV : JP
Volume114
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004
EventISCOM 2003: 5th International Symposium on Crystalline Organic Metals, Superconductors and Ferromagnets - Port-Bourgenay, France
Duration: Sep 21 2003Sep 26 2003

Keywords

  • Molecular devices
  • Rotaxanes
  • Tetrathiafulvalenes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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