Interactions of molecules with metallic quantum wires

H. He, N. J. Tao

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Metallic quantum wires are a potential single-molecule detector. An electrochemical method for the production of ultra-thin Cu or Au wires and the effect of molecular adsorption on their conductance are described; moreover, the stability of quantum wires upon adsorption is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)161-164
Number of pages4
JournalAdvanced Materials
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 16 2002
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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