TITLE

Nanoscale molecular-switch devices fabricated by imprint lithography

AUTHOR(S)
Chen, Yong; Ohlberg, Douglas A. A.; Li, Xuema; Stewart, Duncan R.; Stanley Williams, R.; Jeppesen, Jan O.; Nielsen, Kent A.; Stoddart, J. Fraser; Olynick, Deirdre L.; Anderson, Erik
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/10/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p1610
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Nanoscale molecular-electronic devices comprising a single molecular monolayer of bistable [2]rotaxanes sandwiched between two 40-nm metal electrodes were fabricated using imprint lithography. Bistable current-voltage characteristics with high on-off ratios and reversible switching properties were observed. Such devices may function as basic elements for future ultradense electronic circuitry.
ACCESSION #
9214366

 

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