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Two-dimensional, Atomically-flat Transistors Show Promise for Next-generation Green Electronics

June 20, 2013

view of a back-gated field effect transistor University of California, Santa Barbara, researchers have demonstrated the first n-type field effect transistors on monolayer tungsten diselenide with record performance. Full Story

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