Azuma, Yasuo and Hatanaka, Teruyoshi and Kanehara, Masayuki and Teranishi, Toshiharu and Chorley, Simon and Prance, Jonathan and Smith, Charles G. and Majima, Yutaka (2007) One by one single-electron transport in nanomechanical Coulomb blockade shuttle. Applied Physics Letters, 91 (5). -. ISSN 0003-6951Full text not available from this repository.
Transport of electrons through a Au nanodot has been observed under a nanomechanical vibration of a Au nanodot on cantilever that consists of scanning tunneling microscopy probe/vacuum/Au nanodot/cantilever. In the probe tunneling current-distance characteristics, a constant probe current of 2ef has been observed as a plateau region, where f is an eigenfrequency of the cantilever of 86 MHz. The authors discuss this quantized tunneling current in relation to one by one single-electron transport per cycle of operation in nanomechanical Coulomb blockade shuttle.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Applied Physics Letters|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited On:||07 Nov 2012 10:19|
|Last Modified:||07 Nov 2012 10:19|
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