TITLE

An approach to transport measurements of electronic molecules

AUTHOR(S)
Amlani, Islamshah; Rawlett, Adam M.; Nagahara, Larry A.; Tsui, Raymond K.
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;4/15/2002, Vol. 80 Issue 15, p2761
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We present a hybrid assembly technique to facilitate the transport measurements of electronic molecules. The technique consists of forming a self-assembled monolayer of the investigated molecule on prepatterned electrodes and then bridging the electrodes with nanoparticles using an alternating electric field. This technique can potentially provide a quick and simple way to screen a large number of electronic molecules. As an example, we report preliminary transport measurements of 1-nitro-2,5-di(phenylethynyl-4*-thioacetyl)benzene as a test molecule. The data show qualitative agreement with previously published results for a similar molecule. © 2002 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
6483024

 

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