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Molecular transistors scrutinized

Transistors have been made from single molecules, where the flow of electrons is controlled by modulating the energy of the molecular orbitals. Insight from such systems could aid the development of future electronic devices.

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Figure 1: Single-molecule transistors.

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Kushmerick, J. Molecular transistors scrutinized. Nature 462, 994–995 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/462994a

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