Issue 31, 2015

Graphene-porphyrin single-molecule transistors


We demonstrate a robust graphene-molecule-graphene transistor architecture. We observe remarkably reproducible single electron charging, which we attribute to insensitivity of the molecular junction to the atomic configuration of the graphene electrodes. The stability of the graphene electrodes allow for high-bias transport spectroscopy and the observation of multiple redox states at room-temperature.

Graphical abstract: Graphene-porphyrin single-molecule transistors

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19 May 2015
07 Jul 2015
First published
10 Jul 2015
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Nanoscale, 2015,7, 13181-13185

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Graphene-porphyrin single-molecule transistors

J. A. Mol, C. S. Lau, W. J. M. Lewis, H. Sadeghi, C. Roche, A. Cnossen, J. H. Warner, C. J. Lambert, H. L. Anderson and G. A. D. Briggs, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 13181 DOI: 10.1039/C5NR03294F

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