TITLE

Supermolecular switches based on multiwalled carbon nanotubes

AUTHOR(S)
Subramanian, A.; Dong, L. X.; Nelson, B. J.; Ferreira, A.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;2/15/2010, Vol. 96 Issue 7, p073116
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Electrostatically actuated nanoelectromechanical switches based on intershell displacement mechanisms within batch fabricated, bidirectional multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWNT) bearings are reported. Multiple devices with a 220 nm pitch are constructed within individual MWNT supermolecules. Experimental results on performance metrics including low switching voltages (0.8 to 6 V), repeatability, hysteresis, and failure modes are presented.
ACCESSION #
48199473

 

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