Evidence for non-conservative current-induced forces in the breaking of Au and Pt atomic chains
van Ruitenbeek, Jan M
- Publisher: Beilstein-Institut
Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology,
(issn: 2190-4286, eissn: 2190-4286)
atomic-size contacts | atomic chain | TP1-1185 | Nanoscience | break junctions | current-induced forces | Technology | Física de la Materia Condensada | Q | Full Research Paper | T | Science | Physics | Nanotechnology | Chemical technology | QC1-999
This experimental work aims at probing current-induced forces at the atomic scale. Specifically it addresses predictions in recent work regarding the appearance of run-away modes as a result of a combined effect of the non-conservative wind force and a ‘Berry force’. Th...