Chapter 12. DNA Conduction: The Issue of Static Disorder, Dynamic Fluctuations and Environmental Effects

  1. Sergei Baranovski Faculty
  1. Rafael Gutiérrez1,
  2. Danny Porath2 and
  3. Gianaurelio Cuniberti1

Published Online: 7 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470095067.ch12

Charge Transport in Disordered Solids with Applications in Electronics

Charge Transport in Disordered Solids with Applications in Electronics

How to Cite

Gutiérrez, R., Porath, D. and Cuniberti, G. (2006) DNA Conduction: The Issue of Static Disorder, Dynamic Fluctuations and Environmental Effects, in Charge Transport in Disordered Solids with Applications in Electronics (ed S. Baranovski), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470095067.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Physics and Material Sciences Center, Philipps University Marburg, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Regensburg, D-93040 Regensburg, Germany

  2. 2

    Physical Chemistry Department, The Hebrew University, IL-91904, Jerusalem, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 11 AUG 2006

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Materials for Electronic and Optoelectronic Applications

Book Series Editors:

  1. Dr Peter Capper4,
  2. Professor Safa Kasap5 and
  3. Professor Arthur Willoughby6

Series Editor Information

  1. 4

    SELEX Sensors and Airborne Systems Infrared Ltd, Southampton, UK

  2. 5

    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A9, Canada

  3. 6

    University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470095041

Online ISBN: 9780470095065

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Keywords:

  • DNA oligomer charge transport experiment;
  • model Hamiltonian approaches;
  • situation of scanning tunneling (STM) or atomic force (AFM) microscopy;
  • smaller HOMO–LUMO gap;
  • DNA conduction - disorder and environment;
  • low-energy electron point source (LEEPS);
  • electrostatic force microscope (EFM) measurement;
  • molecule–metal contact topology;
  • spin ordering and Kondo effect

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Charge Transport Experiments in DNA Oligomers

  • Theoretical Aspects of DNA Conduction

  • Conclusions

  • References