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Issue 4, 2014
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Evaluating atomic components in fluorene wires

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Abstract

Molecular electronics demands complex functional molecules with multiple pathways connecting electrode leads. We report the synthesis and study of a set of molecules based on a fluorene-like design in which atomic connectors are used to introduce two pathways for conductance. This manuscript details the structural demands and underlying rationale for developing high conductance in these complex molecular circuit components.

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Submitted
07 Jan 2014
Accepted
30 Jan 2014
First published
12 Feb 2014

Chem. Sci., 2014,5, 1561-1564
Article type
Edge Article

Evaluating atomic components in fluorene wires

R. S. Klausen, J. R. Widawsky, T. A. Su, H. Li, Q. Chen, M. L. Steigerwald, L. Venkataraman and C. Nuckolls, Chem. Sci., 2014, 5, 1561
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00064A

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