Three-terminal thermoelectric transport through a molecular junction

  title={Three-terminal thermoelectric transport through a molecular junction},
  author={Ora Entin-Wohlman and Yoseph Imry and Amnon Aharony},
  journal={Physical Review B},
The thermoelectric transport through a molecular bridge is discussed, with an emphasis on the effects of inelastic processes of the transport electrons caused by the coupling to the vibrational modes of the molecule. In particular it is found that when the molecule is strongly coupled to a thermal bath of its own, which may be at a temperature different from those of the electronic reservoirs, a heat current between the molecule and the electrons can be converted into electric current… 

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