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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Signature of atomic structure in the quantum conductance of gold nanowires|
|Abstract:||We have used high resolution transmission electron microscopy to determine the structure of gold nanowires generated by mechanical stretching. Just before rupture, the contacts adopt only three possible atomic configurations, whose occurrence probabilities and quantized conductance were subsequently estimated. These predictions have shown a remarkable agreement with conductance measurements from a break junction operating in ultrahigh vacuum, corroborating the derived correlation between nanowire atomic structure and conductance behavior.|
|Editor:||American Physical Soc|
|Appears in Collections:||Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas - Unicamp|
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