Controlling the thermoelectric effect by mechanical manipulation of the electron's quantum phase in atomic junctions
- Publisher: Nature Publishing Group UK
Condensed Matter - Materials Science | Article
arxiv: Condensed Matter::Superconductivity | Condensed Matter::Mesoscopic Systems and Quantum Hall Effect
The thermoelectric voltage developed across an atomic metal junction (i.e., a nanostructure in which one or a few atoms connect two metal electrodes) in response to a temperature difference between the electrodes, results from the quantum interference of electrons that ...