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Charge transport in the inverted Marcus region

Observation of temperature-independent conduction in a self-assembled monolayer may hint at an unexplored charge-transport regime.

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Fig. 1: Marcus regions in a metal–molecule–metal junction.


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Hihath, J. Charge transport in the inverted Marcus region. Nature Nanotech 13, 276–277 (2018).

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