Non-Ohmic electrical conduction in the highly one-dimensional semiconductor methyltriphenylarsonium tetracyanoquinodimethane

Patrick M. Lenahan, T. J. Rowland

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Abstract

We have observed deviations from Ohm's law in single crystals of methyltriphenylarsonium tetracyanoquinodimethane: Me 3As(TCNQ)2. We propose a model based upon tunneling of electrons through barriers in the conducting strands. Electrical conductivity and electron and nuclear magnetic resonance are used to accomplish a successful quantitative test of the model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)879-882
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume43
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

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