Transport via coupled states in a C 60 peapod quantum dot

@article{Eliasen2010TransportVC,
  title={Transport via coupled states in a C 60 peapod quantum dot},
  author={Anders M. Eliasen and Jens Paaske and Karsten Flensberg and Sebastian Smerat and Martin Leijnse and Maarten R. Wegewijs and Henrik Ingerslev Jorgensen and Marc Monthioux and Jesper Nygaard},
  journal={Physical Review B},
  year={2010},
  volume={81},
  pages={155431}
}
We have measured systematic repetitions of avoided crossings in low temperature three-terminal transport through a carbon nanotube with encapsulated C60 molecules. We show that this is a general effect of the hybridization of a host quantum dot with an impurity. The well-defined nanotube allows identification of the properties of the impurity, which we suggest to be a chain of C60 molecules inside the nanotube. This electronic coupling between the two subsystems opens the interesting and… 

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