Electrical transport through individual DNA molecules

Li, Xin-Qi; Yan, YiJing
October 2001
Applied Physics Letters;10/1/2001, Vol. 79 Issue 14, p2190
Academic Journal
A theoretical model is presented to describe electrical transport through individual DNA molecules. By contacting the proposed model with the experimentally measured data, a variety of valuable quantities are identified. The partially decoherent nature on the guanine–cytosine (GC) pairs of DNA is also elaborated in contrast to the completely incoherent hopping mechanism discussed in the context of charge transfer experiments. © 2001 American Institute of Physics.


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