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New Insights into Single-Molecule Junctions Using a Robust, Unsupervised Approach to Data Collection and Analysis

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Title
New Insights into Single-Molecule Junctions Using a Robust, Unsupervised Approach to Data Collection and Analysis
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Journal of the American Chemical Society, July 2015
DOI 10.1021/jacs.5b05693
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Michael S. Inkpen, Inkpen, Michael S, Lemmer, Mario, Fitzpatrick, Nathan, Costa-Milan, David, Nichols, Richard J, Long, Nicholas J, Albrecht, Tim, Mario Lemmer, Nathan Fitzpatrick, David C. Milan, Richard J. Nichols, Nicholas J. Long, Tim Albrecht

Abstract

We have applied a new, robust and unsupervised approach to data collection, sorting and analysis that provides fresh insights into the nature of single-molecule junctions. Automation of tunneling current-distance (I(s)) spectroscopy facilitates the collection of very large datasets (up to 100,000 traces for a single experiment), enabling comprehensive statistical interrogations with respect to underlying tunneling characteristics, noise and junction formation probability (JFP). We frequently observe unusual low-to-high through-molecule conductance features with increasing electrode separation, in addition to numerous other 'plateau' shapes which may be related to changes in interfacial or molecular bridge structure. Furthermore, for the first time we use the JFP to characterize the homogeneity of functionalized surfaces at the nanoscale.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 5%
United States 1 3%
Unknown 34 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 38%
Researcher 6 16%
Student > Master 5 14%
Student > Postgraduate 4 11%
Professor 3 8%
Other 5 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Chemistry 20 54%
Physics and Astronomy 7 19%
Materials Science 4 11%
Unspecified 2 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 5%
Other 2 5%

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