"Size-Independent" Single-Electron Tunneling

Jianli Zhao, Shasha Sun, Logan Swartz, Shawn Riechers, Peiguang Hu, Shaowei Chen, Jie Zheng, Gang-yu Liu

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Incorporating single-electron tunneling (SET) of metallic nanoparticles (NPs) into modern electronic devices offers great promise to enable new properties; however, it is technically very challenging due to the necessity to integrate ultrasmall (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4986-4990
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Physical Chemistry Letters
Issue number24
StatePublished - Dec 17 2015


  • metallic nanoparticle
  • polycrystalline gold nanoparticles
  • scanning tunneling microscopy
  • scanning tunneling spectroscopy
  • single-electron tunneling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)

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    Zhao, J., Sun, S., Swartz, L., Riechers, S., Hu, P., Chen, S., Zheng, J., & Liu, G. (2015). "Size-Independent" Single-Electron Tunneling. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 6(24), 4986-4990. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.5b02323