Fabrication of thin-film metal nanobridges

Ralls, K. S.; Buhrman, R. A.; Tiberio, R. C.
December 1989
Applied Physics Letters;12/4/1989, Vol. 55 Issue 23, p2459
Academic Journal
Thin-film fabrication techniques for forming three-dimensional ‘‘point contacts’’ are presented. As-fabricated nanobridges can be modified using electromigration to make the constriction region smaller or dirtier. Scientific applications to quantum transport studies, 1/f noise, and electromigration are discussed.


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