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Molecular electronics go synaptic

Coupling charge transfer with molecular protonation processes yields electronic systems that display negative differential conductance, an effect that can be harnessed to implement a wide range of device configurations from logic gates to synaptic behaviour.

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Fig. 1: Implementation of a molecular-scale synaptic device.


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Hihath, J. Molecular electronics go synaptic. Nat. Mater. 21, 1346–1347 (2022).

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