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Electrical Rectification by a Molecule of Hexadecylquinolinium Tricyanoquinodimethanide

  • R. M. Metzger (a1), B. Chen (a1), D. Vuillaume (a1), U. Höpfner (a1), J. W. Baldwin (a1), T. Kawai (a1), H. Tachibana (a1), H. Sakurai (a1), M. V. Lakshmikantham (a1) and M. P. Cava (a1)...

The asymmetrical forward versus reverse - bias DC electrical conductivity (macroscopic and also nanoscopic) through Langmuir-Blodgett multilayers and monolayers of γ-(nhexadecyl) quinolinum tricyanoquinodimethanide, C16H33Q-3CNQ (1) is attributable to rectification of electrical current by a single molecule.

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