A carbon-nanotube-based nanorelay

Kinaret, J. M.; Nord, T.; Viefers, S.
February 2003
Applied Physics Letters;2/24/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 8, p1287
Academic Journal
We investigate the operational characteristics of a nanorelay based on a conducting carbon nanotube placed on a terrace in a silicon substrate. The nanorelay is a three-terminal device that acts as a switch in the gigahertz regime. Potential applications include logic devices, memory elements, pulse generators, and current or voltage amplifiers.


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