Review of Electronics Based on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Yu Cao, Sen Cong, Xuan Cao, Fanqi Wu, Qingzhou Liu, Moh R. Amer, Chongwu Zhou

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number75
JournalTopics in Current Chemistry
Volume375
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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