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Title: Large Built-In Fields Control the Electronic Properties of Nanoscale Molecular Devices with Dipolar Structures

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  1. Nanotechnology Research Centre - National Research Council of Canada, University of Alberta, 11421 Saskatchewan Dr NW Edmonton AB T6G 2M9 Canada
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1433454
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AC02-06CH11357
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Journal Name:
Advanced Electronic Materials
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Journal Name: Advanced Electronic Materials Journal Volume: 4 Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 2199-160X
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Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Van Dyck, Colin, and Bergren, Adam J. Large Built-In Fields Control the Electronic Properties of Nanoscale Molecular Devices with Dipolar Structures. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1002/aelm.201700656.
Van Dyck, Colin, & Bergren, Adam J. Large Built-In Fields Control the Electronic Properties of Nanoscale Molecular Devices with Dipolar Structures. United States. doi:10.1002/aelm.201700656.
Van Dyck, Colin, and Bergren, Adam J. Tue . "Large Built-In Fields Control the Electronic Properties of Nanoscale Molecular Devices with Dipolar Structures". United States. doi:10.1002/aelm.201700656.
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