Metallic quantum wires are a potential single-molecule detector. An electrochemical method for the production of ultra-thin Cu or Au wires and the effect of molecular adsorption on their conductance are described; moreover, the stability of quantum wires upon adsorption is discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Jan 16 2002|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Materials Science(all)
- Mechanics of Materials
- Mechanical Engineering