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Carbon nanotube-based flexible electronics

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Abstract

The simultaneous extraordinary electrical and mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) make them ideally suitable for flexible electronics, especially high-performance flexible integrated circuits (ICs), which are the core units of electronic systems for information processing. This paper reviews the recent progresses of high-performance flexible ICs based on CNTs, involving the performance boosting CNT-based thin-film transistors, the implementation of complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor (CMOS) circuits, and the realization of medium-to-large scale integrated circuits and monolithic three-dimension integration. Several examples of system-level applications are also presented, including active-matrix backplanes for flexible display and signal manipulating for sensing. The article ends with a perspective on CNT-based flexible electronics.

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The article was received on 11 May 2018, accepted on 25 Jun 2018 and first published on 25 Jun 2018


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8TC02280A
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. C, 2018,6, 7714-7727
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    Carbon nanotube-based flexible electronics

    L. Xiang, H. Zhang, Y. Hu and L. Peng, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2018, 6, 7714
    DOI: 10.1039/C8TC02280A

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