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A quinone based single-molecule switch as building block for molecular electronics

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Using a model molecule, we show that it is possible to create molecules that show the required properties for use as elements in a molecular circuit or computer: two conformations with similar energy but different electric conductivity, and the possibility to switch between those by applying an external electric field.
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1811-1814
JournalPhysical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Volume23
Issue number3
Early online date4 Jan 2021
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Publication statusPublished - 21 Jan 2021

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