A group of advanced materials scientists at Australia’s Scientific research institution where WIFI was invented , The CSIRO and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology believe they have found a way to make “Graphene” more usable in electronics applications.
Australian Research Breakthrough for Nano gadgets potential
By creating these layered nano-sheets with these materials the CSIRO’s Dr Serge Zhuiykov said “electrons are able to zip through with minimal scattering”.
According to scientists “ Exfoliation is used to create sheets of their material around 11 nanometers thick, which they then turned into a semiconductor to fabricate transistors”
The result is a device with electron mobility greater than 1,100 cm2/Vs (centimeters squared per volt-second), which they state exceeds the current standard for low dimensional silicon and the current silicon chips that are used in todays electronics
Currently silicon chips are said to have reached their limit in speed and ability to store a sufficient electrical charge for more power hungry devices
According to RMIT’s Professor Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh, with this breakthrough find the material can be used to create devices and gadgets that are not only smaller but will also support faster data transfer speeds.
The researchers said that more work needs to be done, before they can develop actual gadgets using this new 2D nano-material. This new material has the potential for a new electronics revolution.
The research included participants from Monash University, UCLA, MIT and lead author RMIT doctoral researcher Sivacarendran Balendhran and CSIRO
Enhanced Charge Carrier Mobility in Two-Dimensional High Dielectric Molybdenum Oxide
- Sivacarendran Balendhran1,*,
- Junkai Deng2,
- Jian Zhen Ou1,
- Sumeet Walia1,
- James Scott1,
- Jianshi Tang3,
- Kang L. Wang3,
- Matthew R. Field4,
- Salvy Russo4,
- Serge Zhuiykov5,
- Michael S. Strano6,
- Nikhil Medhekar2,*,
- Sharath Sriram1,
- Madhu Bhaskaran1,*,
- Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh1,