2017

Insulated molecular wires: Inhibiting orthogonal contacts in metal complex based molecular junctions

O. A Al-Owaedi, S. Bock, D. C. Milan, M. C. Oerthel, M. Inkpen, D. S. Yufit, A. N. Sobolev, N. J. Long, T. Albrecht, S. J. Higgins, M. R. Bryce, R. J. Nichols, C. J. Lambert and P. Low
Nanoscale
Article

Single-molecule transport at a rectifying GaAs contact

A. Vezzoli, R. J. Brooke, N. Ferri, S. J. Higgins, W. Schwarzacher and R. J. Nichols
Nano Letters
Article

Soft versus hard junction formation for α-terthiophene molecular wires and their charge transfer complexes

A. Vezzoli, I. M. Grace, C. Brooke, R. J. Nichols, C. J. Lambert and S. J. Higgins
The Journal of Chemical Physics
Article

Single-Molecule Conductance Studies of Organometallic Complexes Bearing 3-Thienyl Contacting Groups

S. Bock, O. Al-Owaedi, S. Eaves, D. C. Milan, M. Lemmer, B. Skelton, H. Osorio, R. J. Nichols, S. J. Higgins, P. Cea, N. Long, T. Albrecht, S. Martin, C. J. Lambert and P. J. Low
Chemistry: A European Journal
Article

2016

The Single-Molecule Electrical Conductance of a Rotaxane-Hexayne Supramolecular Assembly

D. C. Milan, M. Krempe, A. K. Ismael, L. D. Movsisyan, M. Franz, I. Grace, R. J. Brooke, W. Schwarzacher, S. J. Higgins, H. L. Anderson, C. J. Lambert, R. R. Tykwinski and R. J. Nichols
Nanoscale
Article

Single-Molecule nanoelectrochemistry in electrical junctions

R. J. Nichols and S. J. Higgins
Accounts of Chemical Research
Article

Electrochemically grafted single molecule junctions exploiting a chemical protection strategy

J. Liang, E. R. G. Smith, A. Vezzoli, L. Xie, D. C. Milan, R. Davidson, A. Beeby, P. J. Low, S. J. Higgins, B. Mao and R. J. Nichols
Electrochimica Acta
Article

Low variability of single-molecule conductance assisted by bulky metal–molecule contacts.

R. R. Ferradas, S. Marques-Gonzalez, H. M. Osorio, J. Ferrer, P. Cea, D. C. Milan, A. Vezzoli, S. J. Higgins, R. J. Nichols, P. J. Low, V. M. Garcia-Suarez and S. Martin
RSC Advances
Article

Experimental and Computational Studies of the Single-Molecule Conductance of Ru(II) and Pt(II) trans-Bis(acetylide) Complexes.

O. A. Al-Owaedi, D. C. Milan, M. C. Oerthel, S. Bock, D. S. Yufit, J. A. K. Howard, S. J. Higgins, R. J. Nichols, C. J. Lambert, M. R. Bryce and P. J. Low
Organometallics
Article

Evidence for a hopping mechanism in metal | single molecule | metal junctions involving conjugated metal–terpyridyl complexes; potential-dependent conductances of complexes [M(pyterpy)2]2+ (M = Co and Fe; pyterpy = 4'-(pyridin-4-yl)-2,2':6',2''-terpyridine) in ionic liquid.

S. Chappell, C. Brooke, R. J. Nichols, L. K. Cook, M. Halcrow, J. Ulstrup and S. J. Higgins
Faraday Discussions
Article

Single Molecule Conductance of Viologen-Cucurbit[8]uril Host-Guest Complexes

W. Zhang, S. Gan, A. Vezzoli, R. J. Davidson, D. C. Milan, K. V. Luzyanin, S. J. Higgins, R. J. Nichols, A. Beeby, P. J. Low, B. Li and L. Niu
ACS Nano
Article

Effects of Electrode–Molecule Binding and Junction Geometry on the Single-Molecule Conductance of bis-2,2′:6′,2″-Terpyridine-based Complexes

R. Davidson, O. A. Al-Owaedi, D. C. Milan, Q. Zeng, J. Tory, F. Hartl, S. J. Higgins, R. J. Nichols, C. J. Lambert and P. J. Low.
Inorganic Chemistry
Article

2015

Molecular Junctions: Single-molecule contacts exposed

R. J. Nichols and S. J. Higgins
Nature Materials
Article

Solvent dependence of the single molecule conductance of oligoyne-based molecular wires

D. C. Milan, O. A. Al-Owaedi, M. C. Oerthel, S. Marques-Gonzalez, R. J. Brooke, M. R. Bryce, P. Cea, J. Ferrer, S. J. Higgins, C. J. Lambert, P. J. Low, D. Z. Manrique, S. Martin, R. J. Nichols, W. Schwarzacher and V. M. Garcia-Suarez.
Journal of Physical Chemistry C
Article

Electrochemical single-molecule transistors with optimized gate coupling

H. M. Osorio, S. Catarelli, P. Cea, J. B. G. Gluyas, F. Hartl, S. J. Higgins, E. Leary, P. J. Low, S. Martin, R. J. Nichols, J. Tory, J. Ulstrup, A. Vezzoli, Q. Zeng and D. C. Milan
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Article

Gating of single molecule junction conductance by charge transfer complex formation

A. Vezzoli, I. M. Grace, C. Brooke, K. Wang, C. Lambert, B. Xu, R. J. Nichols and S. J. Higgins
Nanoscale
Article

New insights into single-molecule junctions using a robust, unsupervised approach to data collection and analysis

M. S. Inkpen, M. Lemmer, N. Fitzpatrick, D. C. Milan, R. J. Nichols, N. J. Long and T. Albrecht
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Article

Resonant transport and electrostatic effects in single-molecule electrical junctions

C. Brooke, A. Vezzoli, S. J. Higgins, L. A. Zotti, J. J. Palacios and R. J. Nichols
Physical Review B
Article

Synthesis, electrochemistry, and single-molecule conductance of bimetallic 2,3,5,6-tetra(pyridine-2-yl)pyrazine-based complexes

R. Davidson, J. Liang, D. C. Milan, B. Mao, R. J. Nichols, S. J. Higgins, D. S. Yufit, A. Beeby and P. J. Low.
Inorganic Chemistry
Article

The electrochemical characterisation of graphite felts

R. E. G. Smith, T. J. Davies, N. de B. Baynes and R. J. Nichols
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry
Article

2014

Poster: Environmental gating of conductance and temperature dependence in oligothiophene single molecule junctions

A. Vezzoli, I. Grace, E. Pires, S. J. Higgins, M. Elliott, C. J. Lambert, J. E. Macdonald and R. J. Nichols
Faraday Discussion 174, University of Strathclyde Glasgow
Poster

Ionic liquid based approach for single-molecule electronics with cobalt contacts

S. R. Catarelli, S. J. Higgins, W. Schwarzacher, B. Mao, J. Yan and R. J. Nichols
Langmuir
Article

2013

Single-molecule electrochemical gating in ionic liquids

N. J. Kay, S. J. Higgins, J. O. Jeppesen, E. Leary, J. Lycoops, J. Ulstrup and R. J. Nichols
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Article

Single-Molecule conductance determinations on HS(CH2)4O(CH2)4SH and HS(CH2)2O(CH2)2SH, and comparison with alkanedithiols of the same length

L. E. Scullion, E. Leary, S. J. Higgins and R. J. Nichols
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
Article

Molecular junctions: Interference comes into view

R. J. Nichols and S. J. Higgins
Nature Nanotechnology
Article

Comparison of the conductance of three types of porphyryn-based molecular wires: β,Meso,β-fused tapes, meso-butadiyne-linked and twisted meso-meso linked oligomers

G. Sedghi, L. J. Esdaile, H. L. Anderson, S. Martin, D. Bethell, S. J. Higgins and R. J. Nichols
Advanced Materials
Article

Electrochemical investigations of dissolved and surface immobilised 2-amino-1,4-naphthoquinones in aqueous solutions

L. Bouffier, K. E. Lister, S. J. Higgins, R. J. Nichols and T. Doneux
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry C
Article

2011

Surface functionalization of electro-deposited nickel

J. E. Sadler, D. S. Szumski, A. Kierzkowska, S. R. Catarelli, K. Stella, R. J. Nichols, M. H. Fonticelli, G. Benitez, B. Blum, R. C. Salvarezza and W. Schwarzacher
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Article

Ionic Liquids As a Medium for STM-Based Single Molecule Conductance Determination: An Exploration Employing Alkanedithiols

N. J. Kay, R. J. Nichols, S. J. Higgins, W. Haiss, G. Sedghi, W. Schwarzacher and B. Mao
Journal of Physical Chemistry C
Article

Long-range electron tunnelling in oligo-porphyrin molecular wires

G. Sedghi, V. M. García-Suárez, L. J. Esdaile, H. L. Anderson, C. J. Lambert, S. Martín, D. Bethell, S. J. Higgins, M. Elliott, N. Bennett, J. E. MacDonald and R. J. Nichols
Nature Nanotechnology
Article

Large Conductance Changes in Peptide Single Molecule Junctions Controlled by pH

L. Scullion, T. Doneux, L. Bouffier, D. G. Fernig, S. J. Higgins, D. Bethell and R. J. Nichols
Journal of Physical Chemistry C
Article

Directionally Oriented LB Films of an OPE Derivative: Assembly, Characterization, and Electrical Properties

L. M. Ballesteros, S. Martin, G. Pera, P. A. Schauer, N. J. Kay, M. C. Lopez, P. J. Low, R. J. Nichols and P. Cea
Langmuir
Article

2010

The experimental determination of the conductance of single molecules

R. J. Nichols, W. Haiss, S. J. Higgins, E. Leary, S. Martin and D. Bethell
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Article

The Impact of E-Z Photo-Isomerization on Single Molecular Conductance

S. Martin, W. Haiss, S. J. Higgins and R. J. Nichols
Nano Letters
Article

Identifying Diversity in Nanoscale Electrical Break Junctions

S. Martin, I. Grace, M. R. Bryce, C. S. Wang, R. Jitchati, A. S. Batsanov, S. J. Higgins, C. J. Lambert and R. J. Nichols
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Article

Metal-Molecule-Metal Junctions in Langmuir-Blodgett Films Using a New Linker: Trimethylsilane

G. Pera, S. Martin, L. M. Ballesteros, A. J. Hope, P. J. Low, R. J. Nichols and P. Cea
Chemistry - A European Journal
Article

Fabrication, Characterization, and Electrical Properties of Langmuir-Blodgett Films of an Acid Terminated Phenylene-Ethynylene Oligomer

A. Villares, G. Pera, S. Martin, R. J. Nichols, D. P. Lydon, L. Applegarth, A. Beeby, P. J. Low and P. Cea
Chemistry of Materials
Article

Electrochemical Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy of Redox-Active Molecules Bound by Au-C Bonds

A. M. Ricci, E. J. Calvo, S. Martin and R. J. Nichols
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Article

2009

Oligoyne Single Molecule Wires

C. S. Wang, A. S. Batsanov, M. R. Bryce, S. Martin, R. J. Nichols, S. J. Higgins, V. M. Garcia-Suarez and C. J. Lambert
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Article

Synthesis and characterization of monomeric and polymeric Pd(II) and Pt(II) complexes of 3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene-functionalized phosphine ligands

K. Velauthamurty, S. J. Higgins, R. M. G. Rajapakse, J. Bacsa, H. van Zalinge, R. J. Nichols and W. Haiss
Journal of Materials Chemistry
Article

Adverse effects of asymmetric contacts on single molecule conductances of HS(CH2)(n) COOH in nanoelectrical junctions

S. Martin, D. Z. Manrique, V. M. Garcia-Suarez, W. Haiss, S. J. Higgins, C. J. Lambert and R. J. Nichols
Nanotechnology
Article

Influence of Conformational Flexibility on Single-Molecule Conductance in Nano-Electrical Junctions

S. Martin, F. Giustiniano, W. Haiss, S. J. Higgins, R. J. Whitby and R. J. Nichols
Journal
Article

A molecular wire incorporating a robust hexanuclear platinum cluster

E. Leary, H. Van Zalinge, S. J. Higgins, R. J. Nichols, F. F. de Biani, P. Leoni, L. Marchetti and P. Zanello
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Article

Single-Molecule Solvation-Shell Sensing

E. Leary, H. Hobenreich, S. J. Higgins, H. van Zalinge, W. Haiss, R. J. Nichols, C. M. Finch, I. Grace, C. J. Lambert, R. McGrath and J. Smerdon
Physical Review Letters
Article

Anomalous length and voltage dependence of single molecule conductance

W. Haiss, S. Martin, L. E. Scullion, L. Bouffier, S. J. Higgins and R. J. Nichols
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Article

Impact of Junction Formation Method and Surface Roughness on Single Molecule Conductance

W. Haiss, S. Martin, E. Leary, H. van Zalinge, S. J. Higgins, L. Bouffier and R. J. Nichols
Journal of Physical Chemistry C
Article

Molecular Dynamics and Electrochemical Investigations of a pH-Responsive Peptide Monolayer

T. Doneux, L. Bouffier, L. V. Mello, D. J. Rigden, I. Kejnovska, D. G. Fernig, S. J. Higgins and R. J. Nichols
Journal of Physical Chemistry C
Article

2008

Single molecule conductance of porphyrin wires with ultralow attenuation

G. Sedghi, K. Sawada, L. J. Esdaile, M. Hoffmann, H. L. Anderson, D. Bethell, W. Haiss, S. J. Higgins and R. J. Nichols
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Article

A comprehensive study of the single molecule conductance of alpha,omega-dicarboxylic acid-terminated Alkanes

S. Martin, W. Haiss, S. Higgins, P. Cea, M. C. Lopez and R. J. Nichols
Journal fo Physical Chemistry C
Article

Structure-property relationships in redox-gated single molecule junctions - A comparison of pyrrolo-tetrathiafulvalene and viologen redox groups

E. Leary, S. J. Higgins, H. van Zalinge, W. Haiss, R. J. Nichols, S. Nygaard, J. O. Jeppesen and J. Ulstrup
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Article

Variable contact gap single-molecule conductance determination for a series of conjugated molecular bridges

W. Haiss, C. S. Wang, R. Jitchati, I. Grace, S. Martin, A. S. Batsanov, S. J. Higgins, M. R. Bryce, C. J. Lambert, P. S. Jensen and R. J. Nichols
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
Article

2007

Chemical control of double barrier tunnelling in alpha,omega-dithiaalkane molecular wires

E. Leary, S. J. Higgins, H. van Zalinge, W. Haiss and R. J. Nichols
Chemical Communications
Article

Single-molecule imaging - Catalysts under the microscope

S. J. Higgins and R. J. Nichols
Nature Nanotechnology
Article

Single-molecule conductance of redox molecules in electrochemical scanning tunneling microscopy

W. Haiss, T. Albrecht, H. van Zalinge, S. J. Higgins, D. Bethell, H. Hobenreich, D. J. Schiffrin, R. J. Nichols, A. M. Kuznetsov, J. Zhang, Q. Chi and J. Ulstrup
Journal of Physical Chemistry B
Article

2006

Variable-temperature measurements of the single-molecule conductance of double-stranded DNA

H. van Zalinge, D. J. Schiffrin, A. D. Bates, E. B. Starikov, W. Wenzel and R. J. Nichols
Angewandte Chemie
Article

Single-molecule conductance measurements of single- and double-stranded DNA oligonucleoticles

H. van Zalinge, D. J. Schiffrin, A. D. Bates, W. Haiss, J. Ulstrup and R. J. Nichols
Chemphyschem
Article

Precision control of single-molecule electrical junctions

W. Haiss, C. S. Wang, I. Grace, A. S. Batsanov, D. J. Schiffrin, S. J. Higgins, M. R. Bryce, C. J. Lambert and R. J. Nichols
Nature Materials
Article

Thermal gating of the single molecule conductance of alkanedithiols

W. Haiss, H. van Zalinge, D. Bethell, J. Ulstrup, D. J. Schiffrin and R. J. Nichols
Faraday Discussions
Article

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