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Reorganization takes energy

Atomic force microscopy is used to measure reorganization energies upon charging individual molecules adsorbed on insulators.

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Fig. 1: An atomic force microscope is used to detect the energy dependence for a single electron to tunnel on or off a single molecule.


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Shluger, A.L., Grutter, P. Reorganization takes energy. Nature Nanotech 13, 360–361 (2018).

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