Performance of Solution Processed Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistors with Graphene Electrodes

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Gangavarapu, P R Yasasvi ; Lokesh, Punith Chikkahalli ; Bhat, K N ; Naik, A K (2016)
  • Subject: Condensed Matter - Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics

This work evaluates the performance of carbon nanotube field effect transistors (CNTFET) using few layer graphene as the contact electrode material. We present the experimental results obtained on the barrier height at CNT graphene junction using temperature dependent IV measurements. The estimated barrier height in our devices for both holes and electrons is close to zero or slightly negative indicating the Ohmic contact of graphene with the valence and conduction bands of CNTs. In addition, we also report that there is no correlation between the barrier height and thickness of graphene.
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