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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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Solid-State Quantum Dot Devices for Quantum Computing

Over the past 25 years, classical computers have completely transformed the way we live and work. Yet, certain extremely complex tasks, such as sorting very large databases, factoring large numbers (n...
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Mark Eriksson, Mark Friesen, Robert Joynt, Max Lagally, Daniel van der Weide, Paul Rugheimer, Donald Savage | P01092US

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Efficient Statistical Timing Analysis of Circuits

For integrated circuits, including very large scale integration (VLSI) circuits, to work properly, the signals traveling along the gates and interconnects must be properly timed. Using classical case ...
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Lizheng Zhang, Chung-Ping Chen, Yu Hen Hu | P04377US

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