One of the challenges encountered by research on novel electronic devices is to compare devices based on different materials in a consistent way. RWTH Professor Max Lemme and colleagues from USA, China, and Belgium have now proposed a set of clear guidelines for benchmarking key parameters and performance metrics of emergent field-effect transistors. The guidelines have been published as a Perspective Article in Nature Electronics. [read more »]
Graphene enables the world’s smallest accelerometer, pointing to a new era in wearable sensor technology
In what could be a breakthrough for body sensor and navigation technologies, AMO and a team of Swedish scientists have developed the smallest accelerometer yet reported, exploiting the unique mechanical and conducting properties of graphene.