Ballistic carbon nanotube field-effect transistors

@article{Javey2003BallisticCN,
  title={Ballistic carbon nanotube field-effect transistors},
  author={Ali Javey and Jing Guo and Qian Wang and Mark Lundstrom and Hongjie Dai},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2003},
  volume={424},
  pages={654-657}
}
A common feature of the single-walled carbon-nanotube field-effect transistors fabricated to date has been the presence of a Schottky barrier at the nanotube–metal junctions. These energy barriers severely limit transistor conductance in the ‘ON’ state, and reduce the current delivery capability—a key determinant of device performance. Here we show that contacting semiconducting single-walled nanotubes by palladium, a noble metal with high work function and good wetting interactions with… 

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