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Single-molecule electrical studies on a 7 nm long molecular wire.

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Journal publication date2006
JournalChemical Communications
Volume45
Number of pages3
Pages4706-4708
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

A self-assembled arylene-ethynylene molecular wire with a rigid 7 nm long backbone exhibits symmetrical current-voltage (I-V) characteristics and a single-molecule current of 0.35 + 0.05 nA at 0.3 V; these data are supported by theoretical calculations.