Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 153, Issue 5–6, pp 350–358 | Cite as

Out-of-Equilibrium Singlet-Triplet Kondo Effect in a Single C60 Quantum Dot

  • Nicolas Roch
  • Serge Florens
  • Vincent Bouchiat
  • Wolfgang Wernsdorfer
  • Franck Balestro
Article

Abstract

We have used an electromigration technique to fabricate a C60 single-molecule transistor (SMT). Besides describing our electromigration procedure, we focus and present an experimental study of a single molecule quantum dot containing an even number of electrons, revealing, for two different samples, a clear out-of-equilibrium Kondo effect. Low temperature magneto-transport studies are provided, which demonstrates a Zeeman splitting of the finite bias anomaly.

Keywords

Single-molecule quantum dot Out-of-equilibrium Kondo effect 

PACS

75.20.Hr 74.25.Jb 73.61.Wp 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicolas Roch
    • 1
  • Serge Florens
    • 1
  • Vincent Bouchiat
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Wernsdorfer
    • 1
  • Franck Balestro
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut NéelCNRS & Université J. FourierGrenoble Cedex 9France

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