Electron transport in molecular wire junctions

Abraham Nitzan*, Mark A. Ratner

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Abstract

Molecular conductance junctions are structures in which single molecules or small groups of molecules conduct electrical current between two electrodes. In such junctions, the connection between the molecule and the electrodes greatly affects the current-voltage characteristics. Despite several experimental and theoretical advances, including the understanding of simple systems, there is still limited correspondence between experimental and theoretical studies of these systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1384-1389
Number of pages6
JournalScience
Volume300
Issue number5624
DOIs
StatePublished - May 30 2003

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