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Engineered carbon nanotubes and graphene for nano-electronics and nanomechanics
Author(s): E. H. Yang
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Paper Abstract

We are exploring nanoelectronic engineering areas based on low dimensional materials, including carbon nanotubes and graphene. Our primary research focus is investigating carbon nanotube and graphene architectures for field emission applications, energy harvesting and sensing. In a second effort, we are developing a high-throughput desktop nanolithography process. Lastly, we are studying nanomechanical actuators and associated nanoscale measurement techniques for re-configurable arrayed nanostructures with applications in antennas, remote detectors, and biomedical nanorobots. The devices we fabricate, assemble, manipulate, and characterize potentially have a wide range of applications including those that emerge as sensors, detectors, system-on-a-chip, system-in-a-package, programmable logic controls, energy storage systems, and all-electronic systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 May 2010
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7679, Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications II, 767902 (5 May 2010);
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E. H. Yang, Stevens Institute of Technology (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7679:
Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications II
Thomas George; M. Saif Islam; Achyut Kumar Dutta, Editor(s)

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