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Molecular junctions

Interference comes into view

An atomic force microscope with a gold-coated tip can be used to directly observe quantum interference in molecular monolayers adsorbed on gold substrates.

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Figure 1: Quantum interference in molecular junctions.


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Nichols, R., Higgins, S. Interference comes into view. Nature Nanotech 7, 281–282 (2012).

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