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2012 | 121 | 4 | 730-732
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Transport Through a Single-Molecule Transistor: Master-Equation Approach

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In the present work we employ the master-equation approach to describe the transport through a molecule located in the central region between two external electrodes. In contrast to the transport through a quantum dot, electron-phonon coupling should be taken into account for tunnelling through a molecule. The coupling results in the appearance of additional effects such as vibrational sidebands or, for the case of strong coupling, a suppression of the current at low bias voltage (Franck-Condon blockade). In contrast to previous studies, the transport properties are described by the density matrix calculated explicitly with diagonal and off-diagonal elements. The observed phenomena are discussed and compared to previous studies.
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  • Institut für Theoretische Physik, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany
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  • Institut für Theoretische Physik, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany
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