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NRL-EPFL researchers publish charge/spin injection into 2D materials
Monday, February 1, 2016
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NRL researchers demonstrate world's thinnest channel tunnel transistor that reduces power dissipation by over 90%
Thursday, December 17, 2015
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NRL's pioneering work on nano-carbon interconnects receives ICCAD 2015 Ten Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Award
Friday, November 6, 2015
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ICCAD Awards
NRL's 2D-FET scaling work among 11 most significant papers in IEDM 2014
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
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Professor Kaustav Banerjee invited to NAE’s Global Grand Challenges Summit
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
ECE News Release
NRL's high performance MoS2 transistor with Mo contact among most cited articles in Applied Physics Letters
Thursday, August 13, 2015
AIP Highlights
Kaustav Banerjee selected by NAE for Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
Monday, April 13, 2015
ECE News Release
NRL release first physics based compact model for atomically-thin (2D) transistors
Thursday, April 2, 2015
ECE News Release
UCSB 2D FET Compact Model
UCSB 2D FET Compact Model
Kaustav Banerjee receives 2015 IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Technical Field Award
Friday, March 13, 2015
CoE News Release
2015 IEEE Medals and Awards
IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award
Kaustav Banerjee elected as a Fellow of American Physical Society
Monday, December 22, 2014
The UCSB Current
APS Fellow
NRL researchers develop ultrasensitive biosensor from molybdenite semiconductor
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 News Release
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MoS2 Biosensor
Recent/Upcoming Publications
  • Pulickel Ajayan, Philip Kim, and Kaustav Banerjee, "Two-dimensional van der Waals materials," Physics Today, Vol. 69, No. 9, pp. 38-44, 2016.
  • Wei Liu, Jiahao Kang and Kaustav Banerjee, "Characterization of FeCl3 Intercalation Doped CVD Few-Layer Graphene," IEEE Electron Device Letters, Vol. 37, No. 9, pp. 1246 - 1249, Sept. 2016. 
  • S. Lei, X. Wang, B. Li, J. Kang, Y. He, A. George, L. Ge, Y. Gong, P. Dong, Z. Jin, G. Brunetto, W. Chen, Z. Lin, R. Baines, D. S. Galvão, J. Lou, E. Barrera, K. Banerjee, R. Vajtai and P. Ajayan, “Surface Functionalization of Two-dimensional Metal Chalcogenides by Lewis Acid-Base Chemistry,” Nature Nanotechnology, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 465–471, 2016.
  • Wei Cao, Junkai Jiang, Jiahao Kang, Deblina Sarkar, Wei Liu, and Kaustav Banerjee, "Designing Band-to-Band Tunneling Field-Effect Transistors with 2D Semiconductors for Next-Generation Low-Power VLSI," IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), Washington DC, December 7-9, 2015, pp. 12.3.1-12.3.4. 
  • Adrien Allain, Jiahao Kang, Kaustav Banerjee and Andras Kis, "Electrical Contacts to Two-dimensional Semiconductors," Nature Materials, Vol. 14, pp. 1195–1205, 2015. 
  • Wei Cao, Jiahao Kang, Deblina Sarkar, Wei Liu and Kaustav Banerjee, "2D Semiconductor FETs- Projections and Design for Sub-10 nm VLSI," IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Special Issue to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the IEDM, Vol. 62, No. 11, pp. 3459-3469, 2015.
  • Deblina Sarkar, Xuejun Xie, Wei Liu, Wei Cao, Jiahao Kang, Yongji Gong, Stephan Kraemer, Pulickel M. Ajayan and Kaustav Banerjee, “A Subthermionic Tunnel Field-Effect Transistor with an Atomically Thin Channel,” Nature, Vol. 526, pp. 91-95, 2015.
  • (INVITED) Kaustav Banerjee, "2D Crystals and their Heterostructures for Green Electronics," Proceedings of the 11th Topical Workshop on Heterostructure Microelectronics, Takayama, Japan, Aug 24-26, p. 10-1, 2015.
  • Wei Liu, Deblina Sarkar, Jiahao Kang, Wei Cao, and Kaustav Banerjee, "Impact of Contact on the Operation and Performance of Back-Gated Monolayer MoS2 Field-Effect-Transistors," ACS Nano, Vol. 9, No. 8, pp. 7904–7912, 2015.
  • Deblina Sarkar, Xuejun Xie, Jiahao Kang, Haojun Zhang, Wei Liu, Jose Navarrete, Martin Moskovits, and Kaustav Banerjee, "Functionalization of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides with Metallic Nanoparticles: Implications for Doping and Gas-Sensing," Nano Letters, Vol. 15, no. 5, pp. 2852–2862, 2015.  
  • Wei Cao, Jiahao Kang, Deblina Sarkar, Wei Liu, and Kaustav Banerjee, “Performance Evaluation and Design Considerations of 2D Semiconductor based FETs for Sub-10 nm VLSI,” IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), San Francisco, Dec. 15-17, 2014, pp. 30.5.1–30.5.4. 
  • Xiang Li*, Jiahao Kang*, Xuejun Xie, Wei Liu, Deblina Sarkar, Junfa Mao and Kaustav Banerjee (*equal contributors), "Graphene Inductors for High-Frequency Applications – Design, Fabrication, Characterization, and Study of Skin Effect," IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), San Francisco, Dec. 15-17, 2014, pp. 5.4.1–5.4.4. 
  • Jiahao Kang, Wei Liu and Kaustav Banerjee, "Computational Study of Interfaces between 2D MoS2 and Surroundings," 45th IEEE Semiconductor Interface Specialists Conference (SISC), San Diego, CA, December 10-13, 2014.
  • Wei Cao, Jiahao Kang, Wei Liu and Kaustav Banerjee, "A Compact Current–Voltage Model for 2D Semiconductor Based Field-Effect Transistors Considering Interface Traps, Mobility Degradation, and Inefficient Doping Effect," IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 61, No. 12, pp. 4282-4290, 2014. 
  • Debdeep Jena, Kaustav Banerjee and Grace Huili Xing, "2D Crystal Semiconductors: Intimate Contacts," Nature Materials (News & Views), Vol. 13, pp. 1076-1078, Dec. 2014.
  • Wei Cao, Jiahao Kang, Simone Bertolazzi, Andras Kis and Kaustav Banerjee, "Can 2D-Nanocrystals Extend the Lifetime of Floating-Gate Transistor Based Nonvolatile Memory?," IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 61, No. 10, pp.3456-3464, 2014.
  • Jiahao Kang, Wei Liu, Deblina Sarkar, Debdeep Jena and Kaustav Banerjee, “Computational Study of Metal Contacts to Monolayer Transition-Metal Dichalcogenide Semiconductors,” Physical Review X, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 031005, 2014.                                             
  • Xuejun Xie, Deblina Sarkar, Wei Liu,  Jiahao Kang, Ognian Marinov, M. Jamal Deen and Kaustav Banerjee, "Low-Frequency Noise in Bilayer MoS2 Transistor," ACS Nano, Vol. 8, No. 6, pp. 5633-5640, 2014. 
  • Wei Cao, Deblina Sarkar, Yasin Khatami, Jiahao Kang, and Kaustav Banerjee, "Subthreshold-Swing Physics of Tunnel Field-Effect Transistors," AIP Advances, 4, 067141, June 2014.
  • (INVITED) Jiahao Kang, Wei Cao, Xuejun Xie, Deblina Sarkar, Wei Liu and Kaustav Banerjee, "Graphene and beyond-graphene 2D crystals for next-generation green electronics," Proc. SPIE 9083, Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications VI, 908305, June 5, 2014. [DOI:10.1117/12.2051198]
  • Hong Li, Christian C. Russ, Wei Liu, David Johnsson, Harald Gossner and Kaustav Banerjee, "On the Electrostatic-Discharge Robustness of Graphene," IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 61, No. 6, pp. 1920-1928, 2014. 
  • Deblina Sarkar, Wei Liu, Xuejun Xie, Aaron Anselmo, Samir Mitragotri and Kaustav Banerjee, "MoS2 Field-Effect Transistor for Next-Generation Label-Free Biosensors," ACS Nano, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 3992-4003, 2014. 
  • Hong Li, Yasin Khatami, Deblina Sarkar, Jiahao Kang, Chuan Xu, Wei Liu, and Kaustav Banerjee, "Carbon Integrated Electronics," in Intelligent Integrated Systems: Technologies, Devices and Architectures. Ed: S. Deleonibus, Pan Stanford Series on Intelligent Nanosystems, pp. 217-274, April 9, 2014.
  • Jiahao Kang, Wei Liu and Kaustav Banerjee, "High-Performance MoS2 Transistors with Low-Resistance Molybdenum Contacts," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 104, No. 9, 093106, 2014.
  • Wei Liu, Stephan Krämer, Deblina Sarkar, Hong Li, Pulickel M. Ajayan, and Kaustav Banerjee, "Controllable and Rapid Synthesis of High-Quality and Large-Area Bernal Stacked Bilayer Graphene using Chemical Vapor Deposition," ACS Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp 907-915, 2014.
  • Yasin Khatami, Hong Li, Wei Liu and Kaustav Banerjee, "On the Electrostatics of Bernal-Stacked Few-Layer Graphene on Surface Passivated Semiconductors," IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 94-100, 2014.