• Satoshi KanekoEmail author
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


This chapter provides a general introduction to this thesis. The structure of the single-molecule junction has attracted wide interest in the fields of basic science and engineering because a one-dimensional conductor with metal–molecular interface has novel properties and potential application in electric components. Among the several factors that affect the electric properties of single-molecule junctions, the interface structure is especially important. This chapter summarizes the current achievements and problems regarding the interface of single-molecule junctions and discusses the corresponding solutions.


High Occupied Molecular Orbital Lower Unoccupied Molecular Orbital Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Metal Electrode Molecular Configuration 
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  1. 1.Tokyo Institute of TechnologyTokyoJapan

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