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  1. Quantum Mechanics: Landauer's Formula

    08 Jul 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    When a metallic nanojunction between two macroscopic electrodes is connected to a battery, electrical current flows across it. The battery provides, and maintains, the charge imbalance between the electrode surfaces needed to sustain steady-state conduction in the junction. This static...