Flexible polymer atomic switches using ink-jet printing technique

Saumya R. Mohapatra, Tohru Tsuruoka, Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, Kazuya Terabe, Masakazu Aono

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Abstract

Gapless-type atomic switches were fabricated on a flexible plastic substrate by printing 'solid polymer electrolyte' (SPE) layers using suitable ink and drop-on-demand ink-jet technique. High surface energy difference between Pt microelectrode patterned on the plastic substrate and the substrate itself, led to the successful printing of electrolytic solution on a bottom Pt electrodes. Bipolar resistive switching behavior was observed in Ag/SPE/Pt cross-point structures under electrical bias. The switching between ON and OFF states is attributed to the formation and dissolution of a metal filament between the electrodes. The cells also exhibited stable switching behavior under mechanical stress as performed by substrate bending. Switching characteristics measured under mechanical stress and without stress are matching well. The results demonstrate that the SPE-printed atomic switch has great potential for flexible switch/memory applications.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMaterials and Physics of Emerging Nonvolatile Memories
Pages69-74
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 1
Event2012 MRS Spring Meeting - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: 2012 Apr 92012 Apr 13

Publication series

NameMaterials Research Society Symposium Proceedings
Volume1430
ISSN (Print)0272-9172

Other

Other2012 MRS Spring Meeting
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period12/4/912/4/13

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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    Mohapatra, S. R., Tsuruoka, T., Hasegawa, T., Terabe, K., & Aono, M. (2012). Flexible polymer atomic switches using ink-jet printing technique. In Materials and Physics of Emerging Nonvolatile Memories (pp. 69-74). (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings; Vol. 1430). https://doi.org/10.1557/opl.2012.1022