Effect of Magnetic Flux on the Quantum Transport in a Biphenyl Molecule

Suman Dudeja, Aranya B. Bhattacherjee, Narine Gevorgyan


We report influence of magnetic flux on the quantum transport in a aromatic $\pi$ conjugate system made up of two phenyl rings separated by an insulator group. In the presence of a transverse magnetic field the transmission, the dipole moment and the energy of the system gives oscillatory behaviour with flux $\phi$, threaded by the molecular ring showing flux quantum periodicity. This aspect may be utilized in designing nano-scale electronic devices.


Quantum transpost; Biphenyl molecule; Magnetic flux

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26713%2Fjamcnp.v1i1.228


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