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# IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology

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• ### [Front cover]

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): C1
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology publication information

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): C2
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Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):165 - 166
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• ### Enhanced Field Emission From Aligned ZnO Nanowires Grown on a Graphene Layer With Hydrothermal Method

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):167 - 171
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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Zinc oxide (ZnO) nanowire arrays on silicon substrates with amorphous carbon or graphene as buffer layer for field electron emission application are obtained using hydrothermal method. It is found that graphene could optimize the structure and morphology of ZnO nanowires grown on it. Smaller nanowire diameter and larger length/diameter ratio are obtained for those grown on graphene buffer layer. Z... View full abstract»

• ### Structural, Electrical, and Optical Properties of Faceted In$_{2}$ O$_{3}$ Nanostructures

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):172 - 175
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We reported the study of the growth mechanism of the In2O3 nanorods on the silicon oxide substrate and its electrical and optical properties. Both of the vapor-liquid-solid and vapor-solid (VS) mechanism occurred concurrently during the growth of In2O3 nanorods. The catalyst on the top of the nanorod is evident for the VLS mechanism. Meanwhile, the diame... View full abstract»

• ### Electrical Transport and Channel Length Modulation in Semiconducting Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistors

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):176 - 181
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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We perform finite-element analysis modeling and characterization of quasi-ballistic electrical transport in semiconducting carbon nanotube field effect transistors, and fit experimental electrical transport data from both suspended and on-substrate single-walled carbon nanotube transistors fabricated using chemical vapor deposition. Previous studies have focused on modeling ballistic transport in ... View full abstract»

• ### Near-Threshold CNTFET SRAM Cell Design With Word-Line Boosting and Removed Metallic CNT Tolerance

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):182 - 191
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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In this study, we report an in-depth study of power supply reduction toward near threshold for an eight-transistor carbon nanotube (CNT) field-effect transistors SRAM cell. Near-threshold voltage has an impact on delays, energy, energy-delay product, leakage current, and static noise margin. In addition, we have incorporated a removed metallic CNT approach to deal with nonsemiconductor CNTs. Monte... View full abstract»

• ### Design of Efficient Binary Comparators in Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):192 - 202
Cited by:  Papers (12)
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Quantum-dot cellular automata (QCA) are an attractive emerging technology suitable for the development of ultra-dense low-power high-performance digital circuits. Efficient solutions have recently been proposed for several arithmetic circuits, such as adders, multipliers, and comparators. Nevertheless, since the design of digital circuits in QCA still poses several challenges, novel implementation... View full abstract»

• ### The Effect of the Ratio of Lines to Spaces for Nanolithography Using Surface Plasmons

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):203 - 207
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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The effect of the ratio lines to spaces for nanolithography using surface plasmons was numerically investigated. The electric field distributions of the photoresist layer, at the top contact between the mask and the photoresist, and the bottom contact between the photoresist and the substrate, were determined in accordance with the ratio of the line to the space and the contrast of each case was c... View full abstract»

• ### Experimental Demonstration of Ultrashort-Channel (3 nm) Junctionless FETs Utilizing Atomically Sharp V-Grooves on SOI

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):208 - 215
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Ultrashort-channel junctionless FETs (JL-FETs) were fabricated on silicon-on-insulator substrates utilizing atomically sharp V-shaped grooves produced by anisotropic wet etching. The channel length, defined as the width of the V-groove bottom, was as short as 3 nm, and the channel thickness was between 1 and 8 nm. Excellent transistor characteristics with threshold voltages that are optimal for lo... View full abstract»

• ### Hybridization of Fano and Vibrational Resonances in Surface-Enhanced Infrared Absorption Spectroscopy of Streptavidin Monolayers on Metamaterial Substrates

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):216 - 221
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We present spectral hybridization of organic and inorganic resonant materials and related bio-sensing mechanism. We utilized a bound protein (streptavidin) and a Fano-resonant metasurface to illustrate the concept. The technique allows us to investigate the vibrational modes of the streptavidin and how they couple to the underlying metasurface. This optical, label-free, nonperturbative technique i... View full abstract»

• ### Modulating Light by Metal Nanospheres-Embedded PZT Thin-Film

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):222 - 227
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We calculated the optical contrast of silver nanospheres embedded in a lead-zirconate-titanate (PZT) film in relation to various volumetric concentrations (<;5%) of the nanospheres using Mie theory to approximate the extinction spectra, after assuming PZT to be isotropic. Then, we determined the nanosphere radius for large shifts in extinction efficiency that yields high contrast (as high as 12... View full abstract»

• ### Radio-Frequency Performance of Carbon Nanotube-Based Devices and Circuits Considering Noise and Process Variation

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):228 - 237
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This paper provides a global overview of the radio-frequency (RF) performance potential of carbon-nanotube field-effect transistors (CNFET), which for the first time includes the impact of noise. We develop noise and manufacturing process variability extensions for the Stanford CNFET compact model, implemented in Verilog-A and compatible with conventional circuit simulators. CNFET figures-of-merit... View full abstract»

• ### ZnO-Based Ultraviolet Photodetectors With Novel Nanosheet Structures

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):238 - 244
Cited by:  Papers (11)
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This study presents the fabrication of ZnO nanosheets on a glass substrate using a room-temperature (approximately 25 °C) solution method. The average length and diameter of the ZnO nanosheets were 1.2 μm and approximately 5 nm, respectively. The ultraviolet (UV)-to-visible rejection ratio of the sample is approximately 42 when biased at 1 V, and the fabricated UV photodetector is vi... View full abstract»

• ### Rapid Fabrication of Nanomaterial Electrodes Using Digitally Controlled Electrokinetics

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):245 - 253
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We present here a new process for fabricating polymeric electrodes based on a composite solution of conductive polyaniline (PANI) particles and multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) using an optically induced electrokinetics (OEK) chip. Based on this method:1) polymeric electrodes with different geometric sizes can be fabricated within 1-3 min by projecting digitally generated images into an OEK c... View full abstract»

• ### High Field Electroluminescence Characteristics of Pr$^{3+}$ -Doped ZnS/TiO$_{2}$

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):254 - 260
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This paper reports the fabrication, operation, and applications of rare-earth (RE) ion praseodymium (Pr3+)-doped ZnS/TiO2 core-shell nanoparticle-based thin-film electroluminescent (ACTFEL) devices. Pr3+:ZnS/TiO2 ACTFEL devices showed white light emission due to impact excitation of the Pr3+ ions by hot carriers followed by radiative RE relaxa... View full abstract»

• ### Water Soluble Polymer-SWCNT-Based Composite for Hydrogen Storage

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):261 - 267
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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In this study, water soluble polymers such as poly vinyl alcohol (PVA) and poly vinyl pyrrolidone (PVP) were chosen as the base material for hydrogen storage with the aim of producing recyclable and water-soluble polymer-based hydrogen storage material. Initially, the polymers were acid treated using concentrated hydrochloric acid (conc. HCl) to incorporate Cl ions into the polymeric matrices. Fur... View full abstract»

• ### Investigation of Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes as Antennas in the Subterahertz Range

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):268 - 273
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In this paper, we investigate the performance of a multiwall Carbon Nanotube (MWCNT) as an antenna in the subterahertz range. To this end, a circuit model for the transverse structure is proposed and derived for the MWCNT, which is valid as long as the applied wavelength is much longer than the diameter of the MWCNT. Using this model, the modal equation of the axial propagation constant is derived... View full abstract»

• ### Memristor Multiport Readout: A Closed-Form Solution for Sneak Paths

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):274 - 282
Cited by:  Papers (24)
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In this paper, we introduce for the first time, a closed-form solution for the memristor-based memory sneak paths without using any gating elements. The introduced technique fully eliminates the effect of sneak paths by reading the stored data using multiple access points and evaluating a simple addition/subtraction on the different readings. The new method requires fewer reading steps compared to... View full abstract»

• ### A Native Stochastic Computing Architecture Enabled by Memristors

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):283 - 293
Cited by:  Papers (15)
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A two-terminal memristor device is a promising digital memory for its high integration density, substantially lower energy consumption compared to CMOS, and scalability below 10 nm. However, a nanoscale memristor is an inherently stochastic device, and extra energy and latency are required to make a deterministic memory based on memristors. Instead of enforcing deterministic storage, we take advan... View full abstract»

• ### Efficient Simulation of Correlated Dynamics in Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata (QCA)

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):294 - 307
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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Many simulations of quantum-dot cellular automata (QCA) rely upon the so-called intercellular Hartree approximation (ICHA), which neglects the possibility of entanglement between cells. While the ICHA is useful for solving many QCA circuits due to its relative simplicity and computational efficiency, its many shortcomings make it prohibitive in accurately modeling the dynamics of large systems of ... View full abstract»

• ### Regenerable Plasmonic Biosensor Based on Gold Nanolines Pattern and Common Laboratory Spectrophotometer

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):308 - 315
Cited by:  Papers (5)
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Gold nanostructures can undergo plasmonic behavior without need of light couplers like in traditional surface plasmon resonance (SPR) systems. This effect, known as LSPR (localized SPR), can be exploited to develop optical biosensors in simple configuration. In this paper, an LSPR system based on gold lines nanopattern as transducer has been developed by using a common laboratory spectrophotometer... View full abstract»

• ### High Growth Yield of Single Multiwall Carbon Nanotube With Different Length Effect

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):316 - 321
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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Vertically aligned single multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) is quite an interesting nanostructure due to its high probability of nanodevice realization with an ultrahigh integration density. Although ~200 nm catalyst diameter size and plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) method have been known as key parameters to grow a single MWCNT, the details and the phenomenon of below 200 nm c... View full abstract»

• ### NanoCube: A Low-Cost, Modular, and High-Performance Embedded System for Adaptive Fabrication and Characterization of Nanogaps

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):322 - 334
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This paper presents an embedded modular system, NanoCube, able to repeatedly fabricate a pair of nanometric terminal probes (nanogaps) using the electromigration-induced break junction and capable to characterize them for low-cost molecular electronic devices and biomolecular sensing. NanoCube implements a flexible control loop which predicts both temperature and current and efficiently manages th... View full abstract»

• ### Fabrication and Performance of Solution-Based Micropatterned DNA Functionalized Carbon Nanotube Network as Humidity Sensors

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):335 - 342
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The paper describes a new technique of precise drop dispensing of deoxyribonucleic acid functionalized single walled carbon nanotube (DFC) solution by microfluidic cantilevers for use as resistance-type humidity sensors. Electrodes of different gap lengths L = 10, 15, 20, and 25 μm were accurately bridged by DFC drops of desired diameter by regulating the relative humidity (RH) of the chamb... 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.