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UCLA Chemists, Engineers Achieve World Record With High-speed Graphene Transistors
September 2, 2010
A University of California, Los Angeles team led by Xiangfeng Duan has developed a new fabrication process for high-speed graphene transistors using a nanowire as the self-aligned gate. This new technique does not produce any appreciable defects in the graphene during fabrication, so the carrier mobility is retained.
University of California, Los Angeles
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