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November 3rd, 2003

Molecular electronic device shows promise

Thanks to a team of materials scientists at Northwestern University, molecular electronics may be one step closer to reality. The researchers, led by Mark Hersam, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, have become the first to measure a unique and versatile nanoelectronic effect -- called resonant tunneling -- through individual molecules mounted directly on silicon.


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