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Block Copolymers for Sub-10 Nanometer Lithography

Block copolymer (BCP) lithography is one of the most powerful technologies of the digital electronics era, allowing millions of nanoscale components to be fabricated on a single chip. BCPs are made o...
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Padma Gopalan, Xiang Yu, Myungwoong Kim, Daniel Sweat | P140025US01

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Flexible Thin-Film Transistors for Mass Production

Flexible electronics such as pliant displays, wearable electronics and new biomedical devices have gained popularity in recent years. Such devices are mounted on a supple plastic support layer and off...
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Zhenqiang Ma, Jung-Hun Seo | P150093US01

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Strain-Tunable Light Emitting Diodes Using Germanium

Germanium (Ge), a group-IV semiconductor material, is crucial to many established and potential technologies. In optoelectronics, Ge has been used as a photodetector material for on-chip data distribu...
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Max Lagally, Jose Sanchez Perez | P140041US01

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New Surface-Modifying Film for BCP Formation

Block copolymers (BCPs) self-assemble into well-defined, highly regular and dense nanostructures. Such BCP arrays are useful for fabricating electronic devices like magnetic storage media, quantum dot...
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Padma Gopalan, Eungnak Han, Myungwoong Kim | P130124US01

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Masks for Growing Nanopatterned Polymer Brushes

Polymer brushes are a broad class of materials made of polymer chains tethered at one end to a substrate. These brushes are able to tune and modify surface properties like bioadhesion and wettability....
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Padma Gopalan, Daniel Sweat, Myungwoong Kim, Eungnak Han | P130118US01

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Flexible Thin-Film Transistors Are Doped and Strained

Fast, flexible electronics operating at radio frequencies (greater than 1 GHz) are attractive because of their versatility, power savings and wide applicability. Uses include wireless and high-speed c...
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Zhenqiang Ma, Max Lagally, Jung-Hun Seo | P130145US01

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