Superior electron-transport ability of pi-conjugated redox molecular wires prepared by the stepwise coordination method on a surface.

@article{Nishimori2009SuperiorEA,
  title={Superior electron-transport ability of pi-conjugated redox molecular wires prepared by the stepwise coordination method on a surface.},
  author={Y. Nishimori and K. Kanaizuka and Tomochika Kurita and T. Nagatsu and Yukari Segawa and F. Toshimitsu and Satoshi Muratsugu and Mitsuya Utsuno and S. Kume and Masaki Murata and H. Nishihara},
  journal={Chemistry, an Asian journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 8},
  pages={
          1361-7
        }
}
Electronic conductivity of molecular wires is a critical fundamental issue in molecular electronics. pi-Conjugated redox molecular wires with the superior long-range electron-transport ability could be constructed on a gold surface through the stepwise ligand-metal coordination method. The beta(d) value, indicating the degree of decrease in the electron-transfer rate constant with distance along the molecular wire between the electrode and the redox active species at the terminal of the wire… Expand
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