Control over Rectification in Supramolecular Tunneling Junctions

Authors

  • Kim S. Wimbush,

    1. Laboratory of Supramolecular Chemistry and Technology, MESA+ Research Institute, University of Twente, 7500AE Enschede (The Netherlands), Fax: (+31) 53-489-2980
    2. MESA+ Research Institute and SRO Nanoelectronics, University of Twente (The Netherlands)
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  • William F. Reus,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138 (USA)
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  • Prof. Wilfred G. van der Wiel,

    1. MESA+ Research Institute and SRO Nanoelectronics, University of Twente (The Netherlands)
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  • Prof. David N. Reinhoudt,

    1. Laboratory of Supramolecular Chemistry and Technology, MESA+ Research Institute, University of Twente, 7500AE Enschede (The Netherlands), Fax: (+31) 53-489-2980
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  • Prof. George M. Whitesides,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138 (USA)
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  • Dr. Christian A. Nijhuis,

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138 (USA)
    2. Current address: National University of Singapore, Department of Chemistry, 3 Science Drive 3, Singapore 117543, Fax: (65) 6779-1691
    • Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138 (USA)
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  • Dr. Aldrik H. Velders

    Corresponding author
    1. Laboratory of Supramolecular Chemistry and Technology, MESA+ Research Institute, University of Twente, 7500AE Enschede (The Netherlands), Fax: (+31) 53-489-2980
    • Laboratory of Supramolecular Chemistry and Technology, MESA+ Research Institute, University of Twente, 7500AE Enschede (The Netherlands), Fax: (+31) 53-489-2980
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  • The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) is kindly acknowledged for a Rubicon grant (C.A.N.), and NanoNed and the MESA+ Institute of technology are kindly acknowledged for their funding.

Abstract

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Die Enden entscheiden: Das Ausmaß der Stromgleichrichtung an definierten supramolekularen Tunnelübergängen lässt sich über die Endgruppen (rote Kugeln) von Dendrimeren (graue Kugeln) einstellen, die auf einem supramolekularen Substrat immobilisiert sind (siehe Bild). Biferrocen- und Ferrocen-Endgruppen ergaben ein größeres Gleichrichtungsverhältnis als Adamantyl-Endgruppen.

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