Multiwalled carbon nanotubes as ultrasensitive electrometers

Roschier, L.; Tarkiainen, R.; Ahlskog, M.; Paalanen, M.; Hakonen, P.
May 2001
Applied Physics Letters;5/21/2001, Vol. 78 Issue 21, p3295
Academic Journal
Demonstrates that it is possible to construct low-noise single-electron transistors (SET) using free-standing multiwalled carbon nanotubes. Contact resistance between a metal and a nanotube; Current modulation with respect to the gate voltage; Minimum noise level for a SET; Coulomb blockade phenomena.


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