Conductance of Pd-H nanojunctions

Sz Csonka, A. Halbritter, G. Mihály, O. I. Shklyarevskii, S. Speller, H. Van Kempen

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Abstract

The conductance of palladium-nanojunctions in hydrogen environment was investigated. Two hydrogen-related atomic configurations which have conductance of ∼0.5 and ∼1 quantum unit, were obtained. From phonon spectrum measurements, it was observed that these configuration were situated between electrodes containing dissolved hydrogen. The crucial differences and the possible microscopic realization of the palladium-hydrogen atomic sized contacts were also investigated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16802-16801
Number of pages2
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume93
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - júl. 2 2004

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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