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October 31st, 2005

Nanotubes bend to the task of switching

Abstract:
Cooperating to make an all-nanotube switch, electrical engineers from Cambridge University and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have circumvented the nano-to-micro interface. By lithographically seeding silicon wafers for nanotube growth of source, drain and gate electrodes, the EEs formed three-terminal switches that function like mechanical DRAM, dubbed a nanoelectromechanical system (NEMS) switch.

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