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Ionic Coulomb blockade

Classical ionic conduction through an inorganic monolayer nanopore is analogous to the quantum-mechanical phenomenon of electronic Coulomb blockade in quantum dots.

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Figure 1: Coulomb blockade in ionic transport through a membrane nanopore.


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Kaufman, I., McClintock, P. Ionic Coulomb blockade. Nature Mater 15, 825–826 (2016).

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