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Graphene Nanoribbons with Ultrasmooth Edges

Graphene is atomically thin carbon film with unrivaled high tech potential. One of the strongest and most conductive materials known, it is stronger than diamond but capable of bending like rubber and...
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Michael Arnold, Robert Jacobberger | P140329US01

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Improved Nanotube Film for Field Effect Transistors and More

Semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes (s-SWCNTs) are key building blocks for nanoscale technologies given their interesting physical and chemical properties. They are especially promising for ...
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Michael Arnold, Harold Evensen, Gerald Brady, Padma Gopalan, Yongho Joo | P150242US01

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Zinc Oxide Thin Films Have Higher Electron Mobility

Zinc oxide (ZnO) is an inorganic semiconductor with applications in large area photovoltaics and transparent electronics. Producing zinc oxide thin films with excellent electronic properties is challe...
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Paul Evans, Josef Spalenka | P130004US02

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Silicon-Based, Single Electron Transistor

Because today’s transistors transfer millions of electrons at a time, they generate a large amount of heat when packed together on semiconductor chips. As a result, chips can only contain a set ...
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Robert Blick, Dominik Scheible | P04130US

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Strain-Engineered Ferroelectric Thin Films

Significant efforts are currently underway to create ferroelectric memory (FeRAM) devices from the materials Pb(Zr,Ti)O3 and SrBi2Ta2O9. The main disadvantages of these materials are the volatility of...
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Chang-Beom Eom, Kyoung-Jin Choi, Darrell Schlom, Long-Qing Chen | P05036US

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