# IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology

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Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):C1 - C4
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology publication information

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): C2
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• ### Editorial

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):105 - 106
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• ### Displacement Current of Nanodendrimer

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):107 - 110
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In the Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) technique, a monolayer on the water surface is transferred onto a substrate, which is raised and dipped through the surface. From this, multilayers can be obtained in which constituent molecules are periodically arranged. The LB technique has attracted considerable interest in the fabrication of electrical and electronic devices. Many researchers have investigated the... View full abstract»

• ### Preparation of Water-Dispersible and Biocompatible Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for MRI Agent

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):111 - 114
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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Highly monodisperse superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs, 7.5 nm gamma- F2O3) were synthesized by thermal decomposition of iron pentacarbonyl and consecutive aeration in organic medium. By treating with a small amount of iron pentacarbonyl, Fe-rich surface has been formed on SPION. Water-dispersible SPIONs (SPION-MPA) were prepared by Fe-S covalent conjugation b... View full abstract»

• ### Dynamic Formation of Diffraction Grating in a Photorefractive Liquid Crystal Cell With Mesoporous $hbox{TiO}_{2}$ Layers

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):115 - 119
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We report the photorefractive effect of a layer-structured liquid crystal cell using N3-chemisorbed mesoporous TiO2 layers as photoconductive layers. Well-organized mesoporous thin films were prepared using surfactant templates. N3 was chemisorbed on the mesoporous TiO2 layer to effectively generate excited electrons, which could be injected in the TiO2 layer and p... View full abstract»

• ### Faraday's Induction Experiment in Nano-Transformers

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):120 - 123
Cited by:  Papers (2)  |  Patents (6)
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Faraday's induction experiment in a nanometer scale was performed. Various nano-transformers with the smallest coupling area of approximately 1 mum2 were fabricated, and the induced open circuit voltages were measured. The output responses showed linear dependences on both the magnitude and the frequency of the input current. This suggested that the nano-transformer behaved as a linear ... View full abstract»

• ### Interface Study of Metal Electrode and Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes: Effects of Electrode Atomic Species

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):124 - 127
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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Presented herein are the first-principle calculations of the transport and other pertinent electronic properties of metal contacted semiconducting carbon nanotubes (CNTs). The investigation is focused on elucidating access resistance as a function of the work function difference and the chemical nature of the metal atomic species. Our results show that, for simple end-contact geometries, the Fermi... View full abstract»

• ### 1.55 $mu$m InAs/InAlGaAs Quantum Dot DFB Lasers

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):128 - 130
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For the fabrication of quantum dot (QD) distributed feedback (DFB) lasers, self-assembled InAs/InAlGaAs QDs were grown on the InP/InGaAs grating structures by a molecular beam epitaxy. Ridge-waveguide QD DFB lasers with a stripe width of 3 mum were fabricated. Single-mode lasing operation around the wavelength of 1.56 mum was successfully achieved under the pulsed and continuous-wave (CW) modes at... View full abstract»

• ### Vertically Oriented Titania Nanotubes Prepared by Anodic Oxidation on Si Substrates

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):131 - 134
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Vertically oriented titania nanotube arrays were fabricated by anodization of titanium film deposited on silicon substrates under different processing conditions. The anodic formation of nanoporous titania on silicon substrate was investigated in aqueous solutions mixed with highly corrosive Na2SO4/NaF/citric acid. In the result of the anodization of titanium film deposited a... View full abstract»

• ### Optical Characteristics and the Linewidth Enhancement Factor Measured from InAs/GaAs Quantum Dot Laser Diodes

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):135 - 139
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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We report the optical characteristics and the linewidth enhancement factor (alpha-factor) of InAs/GaAs quantum dot (QD) laser diodes (LDs) with a 5-mum-wide stripe and 1-mm-long cavity. Continuous wave (CW) operation of the laser yielded a kink-free output power of 160 mW with an external efficiency of 0.35 W/A. The threshold current was 28 mA and the lasing occurred at 1286 nm, solely at the grou... View full abstract»

• ### Statistical Analysis of Electronic Transport Through Chemisorbed Versus Physisorbed Alkanethiol Self-Assembled Monolayers

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):140 - 144
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We fabricate microscale via-hole structure molecular electronic devices using various lengths of alkanemonothiol and alkanedithiol self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) and characterize their charge transport properties. From the statistical analysis of the transport properties of these SAMs, we have found that the conductance of alkanedithiols is higher about an order of magnitude than that of ... View full abstract»

• ### Nonvolatile Memory Characteristics of NMOSFET With Ag Nanocrystals Synthesized via a Thermal Decomposition Process for Uniform Device Distribution

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):145 - 150
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This paper presents nonvolatile memory characteristics using Ag nanocrystals (NCs) formed by a thermal decomposition and size-selective precipitation technique for Flash memory application. In the NC formation process, the size of NCs and the space NC-to-NC were precisely controlled by a size-selective precipitation technique and the length of the self-assembled monolayer surrounding the NCs, resp... View full abstract»

• ### Effects of Electronic Quantum Interference, Photonic-Crystal Cavity, Spontaneous Emission, Longitudinal Field, Surface-Plasmon Modes, and Surface–Plasmon–Polariton for Optical Amplification

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):151 - 164
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Some possibilities for coherent optical amplification of a normally incident and weak radiation field are reviewed based on various physical mechanisms, such as electronic quantum interference induced by a coupling laser field in a three-level system, field enhancement through the cavity confinement of a radiation field in a photonic crystal and field concentration seen in a transmitted near field... View full abstract»

• ### Mechanical, Electrical, and Magnetic Properties of Ni Nanocontacts

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):165 - 168
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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The dynamic deformation upon stretching of Ni nanowires as those formed with mechanically controllable break junctions or with a scanning tunneling microscope is studied both experimentally and theoretically. Molecular dynamics simulations of the breaking process are performed. In addition, and in order to compare with experiments, we also compute the transport properties in the last stages before... View full abstract»

• ### Characterization of Domain Switching Behavior of MTJ Cells Using Magnetic Force Microscopy (MFM) and R–H Loop Analysis

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):169 - 171
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Correlation between electrical and magnetic properties of magnetic tunnel junctions (MTJ) for magnetic random access memory (MRAM) was studied. The MTJ (Ta/NiFeCr/ PtMn/CoFe/Ru/CoFe/Al2O3/CoFe/NiFe/Ta) was analyzed by utilizing R-H loops and MFM images. We verified that a kink in an R-H loop comes from a vortex domain of free layer. In addition, we also observed a close relat... View full abstract»

• ### Development of Ultrafine Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) Nanoparticle for Ink-Jet Printing by Low-Temperature Synthetic Method

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):172 - 176
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In this paper, an ultrafine indium tin oxide (ITO) nanoparticle for ink-jet printing was successfully developed by applying low-temperature synthetic method at 300 degC. Mean size of the synthesized ITO nanoparticle is 5 nm with uniformity. High specific surface area above 100 m2/g certifies the ultrafine particle size. Especially, the ITO nanoparticle was well dispersed by the surface ... View full abstract»

• ### Raman Studies of ${rm Ti}_{bm{ 1-x}} {rm Fe}_{bm x} {rm O}_{bm 2}$ Nanoparticles

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):177 - 180
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Ti1-xFexO2 (x = 0.00-0.13) nanoparticle samples were prepared by hydrolysis method. We investigated the effects of Fe doping on the structural and magnetic properties of the Ti1-xFexO2 nanoparticle system. Scanning electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction measurements confirm that the particle size of the powder is in nanoscale, an... View full abstract»

• ### High-Performance Twin Silicon Nanowire MOSFET (TSNWFET) on Bulk Si Wafer

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):181 - 184
Cited by:  Papers (35)  |  Patents (3)
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A gate-all-around (GAA) twin silicon nanowire MOSFET (TSNWFET) with 5-nm-radius channels on a bulk Si wafer is successfully fabricated to achieve extremely high-drive currents of 2.37 mA/ mum for n-channel and 1.30 mA/ mum for p-channel TSNWFETs with mid-gap TiN metal gate that are normalized by a nanowire diameter. It also shows good short-channel effects immunity down to 30-nm gate length due to... View full abstract»

• ### LaGuerre–Gaussian Emission Properties of Photonic Quantum Ring Hole-Type Lasers

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):185 - 188
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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We report on the observation of LaGuerre-Gaussian (LG) beam profiles of photonic quantum ring (PQR) hole-type lasers. Naturally formed LG beams are highly valuable for optical tweezering applications, like transporting or manipulating DNA molecules. Various devices with different injection currents and hole diameters have been analyzed. View full abstract»

• ### On the Design of Dielectric Strip Plasmonic Structures for Subwavelength Waveguiding Applications

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):189 - 196
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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In this paper, we develop an efficient method for designing the geometry of dielectric strip plasmonic structures for future subwavelength waveguiding applications. Leveraging an efficient finite-difference field solver, we investigate the impact of dielectric strip geometry on propagation loss and spatial light confinement. We demonstrate that a dielectric strip embedded in a metallic medium can ... View full abstract»

• ### Determining Mechanical Properties of Carbon Microcoils Using Lateral Force Microscopy

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):197 - 201
Cited by:  Papers (12)
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Mechanical properties of amorphous carbon microcoil (CMC) synthesized by thermal chemical vapor deposition method were examined in compression and tension tests, using the lateral force mode of atomic force microscope (AFM). The AFM cantilever tip was manipulated by a piezoelectric scanner to contact, pull, and push an individual CMC. The lateral force that was exerted by the CMC deformation cause... View full abstract»

• ### Multijunction Fault-Tolerance Architecture for Nanoscale Crossbar Memories

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):202 - 208
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Nanoscale elements are fabricated using bottom-up processes, and as such are prone to high levels of defects. Therefore, fault-tolerance is crucial for the realization of practical nanoscale devices. In this paper, we investigate a fault-tolerance scheme that utilizes redundancies in the rows and columns of a nanoscale crossbar molecular switch memory array. In particular, we explore the performan... View full abstract»

• ### Automatic Drift Compensation Using Phase Correlation Method for Nanomanipulation

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):209 - 216
Cited by:  Papers (18)
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Nanomanipulation and nanofabrication with an atomic force microscope (AFM) or other scanning probe microscope (SPM) are a precursor for nanomanufacturing. It is still a challenging task to accomplish nanomanipulation automatically. In ambient conditions without stringent environmental controls, the task of nanomanipulation requires extensive human intervention to compensate for the spatial uncerta... View full abstract»

• ### Run-Time Data-Dependent Defect Tolerance for Hybrid CMOS/Nanodevice Digital Memories

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):217 - 222
Cited by:  Papers (3)  |  Patents (1)
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This paper presents a data-dependent defect tolerance design approach to improve the storage capacity of defect-prone hybrid CMOS/nanodevice digital memories. The basic idea is to reduce the memory redundancy overhead by exploiting the run-time matching between the data and memory defects. A conditional bit-flipping technique is used to enable the practical realization of this design approach in p... View full abstract»

## Aims & Scope

The IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology is devoted to the publication of manuscripts of archival value in the general area of nanotechnology, which is rapidly emerging as one of the fastest growing and most promising new technological developments for the next generation and beyond.

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## Meet Our Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Fabrizio Lombardi
Dept. of ECE
Northeastern Univ.