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July 18th, 2005

Organic molecule switches like a transistor

Abstract:
"There's no longer a question of whether a single molecule can be used as a switch; we have shown that it can be done," professor Robert Wolkow said. "Also, we have demonstrated how you can get two electrodes to act like the three electrodes normally associated with a transistor. In particular, we have shown that a chargeable atom can act as a gate using the same electrode that is also acting as a source."

See also the SciCentral article Nano-Transistor with images and video.

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