Inkjet printing of carbon nanotube complementary inverters

Satoki Matsuzaki, Yuki Nobusa, Kazuhiro Yanagi, Hiromichi Kataura, Taishi Takenobu

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    Abstract

    The fabrication technology for emerging printed and flexible electronics is currently suboptimal. Although inkjet technology is a powerful tool for producing single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) film transistors, inkjet printing at moderate temperatures (<100 °C) of complementary logic gates that are suitable for plastic substrates has yet to be realized. In this study, we describe how we surmounted these difficulties by combining SWCNTs and room-temperature-processable polymer dopant. We have successfully inkjet-printed SWCNT complementary inverters at 90 °C, thereby improving the performance limit of SWCNT electronics.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number105101
    JournalApplied Physics Express
    Volume4
    Issue number10
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011 Oct

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Engineering(all)
    • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Matsuzaki, S., Nobusa, Y., Yanagi, K., Kataura, H., & Takenobu, T. (2011). Inkjet printing of carbon nanotube complementary inverters. Applied Physics Express, 4(10), [105101]. https://doi.org/10.1143/APEX.4.105101