Insulator-protected mechanically controlled break junctions for measuring single-molecule conductance in aqueous environments

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Muthusubramanian, N. ; Galan, E. ; Maity, C. ; Eelkema, R. ; Grozema, F.C. ; van der Zant, H.S.J. (2016)

<p>We present a method to fabricate insulated gold mechanically controlled break junctions (MCBJ) by coating the metal with a thin layer of aluminum oxide using plasma enhanced atomic layer deposition. The Al<sub>2</sub>O<sub>3</sub> thickness deposited on the MCBJ devi... View more
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