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Quantum transport through a single atomically precise graphene nanoribbon

The remarkable properties of graphene nanoribbons are promising for use in quantum technologies. To create quantum devices, however, individual nanoribbons must be contacted. This crucial step has now been demonstrated using single-walled carbon nanotubes as electrodes.

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Fig. 1: Quantum transport through an individual GNR contacted by SWNT electrodes.


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This is a summary of: Zhang, J. et al. Contacting individual graphene nanoribbons using carbon nanotube electrodes. Nat. Electron. (2023).

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Quantum transport through a single atomically precise graphene nanoribbon. Nat Electron 6, 553–554 (2023).

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