Single Molecule Plasmoelectronics

Lead Research Organisation: Durham University
Department Name: Chemistry


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Description We have created a series of materials for evaluation as single molecule conductors, including multi-podal molecules. These have been investigated by our collaborators and their single-molecule conductance measured. Interestingly a study of a series of tripodal molecules show a systematic structure-conductance trend allowing in depth understanding of the conductance mechanism. The program is has now come to an end although some tests and measurements investigating materials and thier plasmonic effects are still ongoing at Liverpool.
Exploitation Route The work is creating important insights into the phenomenon of molecular wires. Our outputs are being used by and cited by workers in the field.
Sectors Electronics,Other