Three-terminal scanning tunneling spectroscopy of suspended carbon nanotubes

B. J. LeRoy, J. Kong, V. K. Pahilwani, C. Dekker, S. G. Lemay*

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We have performed low-temperature scanning tunneling spectroscopy measurements on suspended single-wall carbon nanotubes with a gate electrode allowing three-terminal spectroscopy measurements. These measurements show well-defined Coulomb diamonds as well as side peaks from phonon-assisted tunneling. The side peaks have the same gate voltage dependence as the main Coulomb peaks, directly proving that they are excitations of these states.

Original languageEnglish
Article number075413
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 15 Aug 2005
Externally publishedYes


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