Inelastic effects in molecular transport junctions: The probe technique at high bias.

  title={Inelastic effects in molecular transport junctions: The probe technique at high bias.},
  author={Michael Kilgour and Dvira Segal},
  journal={The Journal of chemical physics},
  volume={144 12},
We extend the Landauer-Büttiker probe formalism for conductances to the high bias regime and study the effects of environmentally induced elastic and inelastic scattering on charge current in single molecule junctions, focusing on high-bias effects. The probe technique phenomenologically incorporates incoherent elastic and inelastic effects to the fully coherent case, mimicking a rich physical environment at trivial cost. We further identify environmentally induced mechanisms which generate an… 
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