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Review of Electronics Based on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

  • Yu Cao
  • Sen Cong
  • Xuan Cao
  • Fanqi Wu
  • Qingzhou Liu
  • Moh. R. Amer
  • Chongwu ZhouEmail author
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Part of the Topics in Current Chemistry Collections book series (TCCC)

Abstract

Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) are extremely promising materials for building next-generation electronics due to their unique physical and electronic properties. In this article, we will review the research efforts and achievements of SWNTs in three electronic fields, namely analog radio-frequency electronics, digital electronics, and macroelectronics. In each SWNT-based electronic field, we will present the major challenges, the evolutions of the methods to overcome these challenges, and the state-of-the-art of the achievements. At last, we will discuss future directions which could lead to the broad applications of SWNTs. We hope this review could inspire more research on SWNT-based electronics, and accelerate the applications of SWNTs.

Keywords

Single-walled carbon nanotubes Radio-frequency electronics Digital electronics Macroelectronics 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials ScienceUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  3. 3.Center of Excellence for Green Nanotechnologies, Joint Centers of Excellence ProgramKing Abdulaziz City for Science and TechnologyRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  4. 4.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA

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