A new metalorganic hybrid material with intrinsic resistance-based bistability: monitoring in situ room temperature switching behavior Academic Article uri icon


  • Two new silver containing materials with TCNQ derivatives were prepared by electrocrystallization. Synchrotron radiation diffraction studies were conducted to determine the structures of the new phases which exhibit unprecedented high room temperature conductivity. The I-V characteristics reveal a room-temperature switching behaviour and memory effect based on intrinsic negative differential resistance (NDR). EPR spectroscopic measurements performed under an applied electric field indicate a g-tensor shift that is correlated to the amplitude of current. The Royal Society of Chemistry.

published proceedings

  • J. Mater. Chem. C

author list (cited authors)

  • Zhang, Z., Zhao, H., Matsushita, M. M., Awaga, K., & Dunbar, K. R.

citation count

  • 20

complete list of authors

  • Zhang, Zhongyue||Zhao, Hanhua||Matsushita, Michio M||Awaga, Kunio||Dunbar, Kim R

publication date

  • January 2014