Evidence for non-conservative current-induced forces in the breaking of Au and Pt atomic chains

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Sabater, Carlos ; Untiedt, Carlos ; van Ruitenbeek, Jan M (2015)
  • Publisher: Beilstein-Institut
  • Journal: Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, volume 6, pages 2,338-2,344 (issn: 2190-4286, eissn: 2190-4286)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4685917, doi: 10.3762/bjnano.6.241
  • Subject: 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... View more
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