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Carbon-Based Electronics: Transistors and Interconnects at by Ashok Srivastava, Jose Mauricio Marulanda, Yao Xu, Ashwani

By Ashok Srivastava, Jose Mauricio Marulanda, Yao Xu, Ashwani Sharma

Discovery of one-dimensional fabric carbon nanotubes in 1991 via the japanese physicist Dr. Sumio Iijima has ended in voluminous learn within the box of carbon nanotubes for varied functions, together with attainable alternative of silicon utilized in the fabrication of CMOS chips. One attention-grabbing function of carbon nanotubes is that those should be steel or semiconducting with a bandgap reckoning on their diameter. looking for non-classical units and similar applied sciences, either carbon nanotube-based field-effect transistors and steel carbon nanotube interconnects are being explored widely for rising good judgment units and extremely large-scale integration. even if a variety of versions for carbon nanotube-based transistors and interconnects were proposed within the literature, an built-in method of cause them to suitable with the current simulators is but to be completed. This booklet attempts during this course for the carbon-based electronics via basics of solid-state physics and units.

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2 summarizes intrinsic carrier concentration in carbon nanotubes per unit length. 2 that a carbon nanotube as a quasi-onedimensional behaves as an insulator for certain combinations of chiral vectors, energy bandgap and diameter. For other combinations, the carbon nanotube behaves as a conductor. 12) can also be used to study the effect of temperature on the intrinsic carrier concentration of carbon nanotubes. 1 shows the dependence of intrinsic carrier concentration in carbon nanotubes obtained from Eq.

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B, 68, 156401, 2003. 1 Introduction Carbon nanotubes (CNTs), discovered in 1991 [1], have been a subject of intensive research for a wide range of applications in areas of chemical and biological sensing [2–4], emerging nanometersized field-effect transistors for very large scale integration and interconnects [5–10]. Carbon nanotubes are one-dimensional (1D) graphene sheets rolled into a tubular structure of nanometer size [11,12]. Their properties depend on the diameter and wrapping angle determined by the chiral vector, which is characterized by the indices (n,m) of the graphene [12].

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