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Molecular Nanowires and Other Quantum Objects : NATO Science Series II - Alexandre S. Alexandrov

Molecular Nanowires and Other Quantum Objects

NATO Science Series II

By: Alexandre S. Alexandrov (Editor), Jure Demsar (Editor), Igor K. Yanson (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 2nd June 2004
ISBN: 9781402020681
Number Of Pages: 428

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There is a growing understanding that the progress of the conventional silicon technology will reach its physical, engineering and economic limits in about a decade. What will take us beyond 2010 are new molecular and other nanotechnologies that require the efforts of trans-disciplinary teams of physicists, quantum chemists, material and computer scientists, and engineers. This volume represents a unique collection of interdisciplinary review and original papers by experts in molecular nanowires, carbon nanotubes, mesoscopic super- and semiconductors, and theorists in the field of strongly correlated electrons and phonons. Topics include molecular nanojunctions and electronics, mesoscale semiconductors and superconductors, carbon nanotubes, low dimensional conductors, polarons and strongly-correlated electrons in nanoobjects, quantum theory of nanoscale, and new techniques for making nano and mesoscopic sensors and detectors.

Preface
Molecular Nanowires
Characterization of Nanosacale Molecular Junctions
Controlled Electron Transport through Single Molecules
Single-Molecule Conformational Switches
Molecular Nanowires and Quantum Dots
Dipole Interactions in Nanosystems
Charge and Spin Transport in Organic Nanosystems: Rectification, Switching and Spin Injection
Fabrication of Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistors by Self-Assembly
Two-Channel Kondo Effect in a Modified Single Electron Transistor
Carbon Nanotubes
Synthesis and Structural Characterisation of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes
Filled with Ionic and Covalent Materials
Electron Transport in Carbon Nanotube Shuttles and Telescopes
Arguments for Quasi-one-dimensional Room Temperature Superconductivity in Carbon Nanotubes
Superconducting Nanostructures
Thermodynamic Inequalities in Superfluid and Critical Velocities in Narrow Orifice
Shot Noise in Mesoscopic Diffusive Andreev Wires
Proximity Effect in Superconductor Ferromagnet Layered Structures
Polarons
Polarons in Semiconductor Quantum Structures
Polarons in Complex Oxides and Molecular Nanowires
The Dynamics of Inelastic Quantum Tunneling
Complex Quantum Dots
Explicit and Hidden Symmetries in Complex Quantum Dots and Quantum Ladders
Hole Band Engineering in Self-assembled Quantum Dots and Molecules
Quantum Dot in the Kondo Regime Coupled to Unconventional Superconducting Electrodes
Quantum Crossbars, Spectra and Spectroscopy
Nanostructures Quantized Conductance in Atomic-scale Point Contacts
Formed by Local Electrochemical Deposition of Silver
Shell-effects in Heavy Alkali-metal Nanowires
Conductance of Nanosystems with Interaction
Mesoscopic Superconductors
STM Imaging of Vortex Structures in Thin Films
Hybrid Superconductor ferromagnet Nanostructures
Phase Transitions in Mesoscopic Superconducting Films
Fano Effect in an Interacting Aharonov-Bohm System Connected with Superconducting Leads
Spin-Polarized Nanoobjects
Spin-dependent Electronic Transport through Molecular Devices
Quantum Interference and Spin-Splitting Effects in Si l0.05 Ge l0.95
Fundamentals of Nanoscale
The Size-induced Metal-insulator Transition in Mesoscopic Conductors
An Open-boundary, Time-dependent Technique for Calculating Currents in Nanowires
Electronic States of Nanoscopic Chains and Rings from First Principles: ADABI Method
Low Dimensional Quantum Objects
Ultrafast Realtime Spectroscopy of Low Dimensional Charge Density Wave Compounds
Normal Metal Cold-electron Bolometer: Response, Noise and Electron Cooling
Magnetic Switching in the Perovskite Nano-devices
Spin Polarized Effects at the Interface between Manganites and Organic Semiconductors
Contributing Authors
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ISBN: 9781402020681
ISBN-10: 1402020686
Series: NATO Science Series II : Book 148
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 428
Published: 2nd June 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 16.0  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.93