Multiwalled carbon nanotubes as ultrasensitive electrometers

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© 2001 AIP Publishing. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the authors and the American Institute of Physics. The following article appeared in Applied Physics Letters, Volume 78, Issue 21 and may be found at http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/apl/78/21/10.1063/1.1362281.
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School of Science | A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä
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2001
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en
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3295-3297
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Applied Physics Letters, Volume 78, Issue 21
Abstract
We show that it is possible to construct low-noise single-electron transistors (SETs) using free-standing multiwalled carbon nanotubes. The 1/fα -noise of our devices, 6×10 exp −6 e/√Hz at 45 Hz, is close in the performance to the best metallic SETs of today.
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carbon nanotubes, nanoelectronic, atomic force microscopes
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Roschier, L. & Tarkiainen, R. & Ahlskog, M. & Paalanen, M. & Hakonen, Pertti J. 2001. Multiwalled carbon nanotubes as ultrasensitive electrometers. Applied Physics Letters. Volume 78, Issue 21. 3295-3297. ISSN 0003-6951 (printed). DOI: 10.1063/1.1362281