Skip to main content
×
Home
    • Aa
    • Aa

All-Semiconducting Nanotube Networks: Towards High Performance Printed Nanoelectronics

  • N. Rouhi (a1), D. Jain (a1), K. Zand (a1) and P. J. Burke (a1)
Abstract
ABSTRACT

In this work, we present progress towards devices fabrication using all semiconducting nanotubes as the starting material. Individual nanotubes are known to have intrinsic mobility of more than 10,000 cm2/V-s but using a network of nanotubes will decrease this mobility because of tube-tube screening effect and junction resistance. Here we are using solution-based deposition of purified 99% semiconducting single-walled nanotubes as the channel in field effect transistors. DC analysis of devices’ characterization shows a high mobility, more than 50 cm2/Vs, and good on/off ratio in the range of more than 103 and 104. A critical issue is the ink formulation and dependence of electronic properties on the nanotube density after deposition. In addition, the channel length also plays an important role in controlling both mobility and on/off ratio.

Copyright
Linked references
Hide All

This list contains references from the content that can be linked to their source. For a full set of references and notes please see the PDF or HTML where available.

2.N. Rouhi , D. Jain , K. Zand and P. J. Burke , Advanced Materials (2011).

3.M. C. LeMieux , S. Sok , M. E. Roberts , J. P. Opatkiewicz , D. Liu , S. N. Barman , N. Patil , S. Mitra and Z. Bao , Acs Nano 3(12), 40894097 (2009).

4.M. C. LeMieux , M. Roberts , S. Barman , Y. W. Jin , J. M. Kim and Z. N. Bao , Science 321 (5885), 101-104 (2008).

5.Q. Cao , H. S. Kim , N. Pimparkar , J. P. Kulkarni , C. J. Wang , M. Shim , K. Roy , M. A. Alam and J. A. Rogers , Nature 454 (7203), 495-U494 (2008).

6.M. Engel , J. P. Small , M. Steiner , M. Freitag , A. A. Green , M. C. Hersam and P. Avouris , Acs Nano 2(12), 24452452 (2008).

Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

MRS Online Proceedings Library (OPL)
  • ISSN: -
  • EISSN: 1946-4274
  • URL: /core/journals/mrs-online-proceedings-library-archive
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×

Keywords: