Some articles on single molecule transistors, transistor, single molecule transistor:
... Single molecule transistors are fundamentally different than the ones known from bulk electronics ... The gate in a conventional (field-effect) transistor determines the conductance between the source and drain electrode by controlling the density of charge carriers between them, whereas the ... One of the effects of this difference is that the single molecule transistor is almost binary it is either ON or OFF ...
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