Vibrationally mediated control of single-electron transmission in weakly coupled molecule-metal junctions

@article{Olsen2010VibrationallyMC,
  title={Vibrationally mediated control of single-electron transmission in weakly coupled molecule-metal junctions},
  author={Thomas Olsen and Jakob Schi{\o}tz},
  journal={Physical Review B},
  year={2010},
  volume={81}
}
We propose a mechanism which allows one to control the transmission of single electrons through a molecular junction. The principle utilizes the emergence of transmission sidebands when molecular vibrational modes are coupled to the electronic state mediating the transmission. We will show that if a molecule-metal junction is biased just below a molecular resonance one may induce the transmission of a single electron by externally exciting a vibrational mode of the molecule. The analysis is… 
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