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Alkanes with a phosphine group at each end show better conductance when placed between two metal electrodes than others terminated with different functional groups

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    Park, Y. S. et al. Contact chemistry and single-molecule conductance: A comparison of phosphines, methyl-sulfides and amines. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 10.1021/ja0773857 (2007).

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Moxham, G. The strongest link. Nature Nanotech (2007) doi:10.1038/nnano.2007.448

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