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Kaustav Banerjee receives 2015 IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Technical Field Award
Friday, March 13, 2015
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2015 IEEE Medals and Awards
IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award
Kaustav Banerjee elected as a Fellow of American Physical Society
Monday, December 22, 2014
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APS Fellow
NRL researchers develop ultrasensitive biosensor from molybdenite semiconductor
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Phys.org News Release
UCSB News Release
MoS2 Biosensor
NRL Researchers Demystify the Nature of Metal-contacts to 2D Materials
Monday, July 21, 2014
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NRL’s Innovative Rapid Synthesis of Bilayer Graphene Receives Worldwide Attention
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Phys.org Article
COE News Release
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NRL’s research highlighted on the Cover of IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
ECE News Release
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Kaustav Banerjee Awarded Prestigious JSPS Fellowship from Japan
Thursday, February 27, 2014
COE News Release
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NRL Researchers Take Carbon Nanotube Interconnects Closer to Reality
Thursday, January 2, 2014
ECE News Release
 
CNT Inductor
NRL's Seamless Graphene Circuit Scheme Draws Worldwide Attention
Saturday, November 2, 2013
i) UCSB College of Engineering News Release
ii) IEEE Spectrum Article
iii) Extreme Tech Article
 
All-Graphene
First Demonstration of Graphene’s Robustness under ESD Recognized with the EOS/ESD Symposium’s Top Technical Awards
Thursday, October 3, 2013
ECE News Release
 
ESD Symp Graphene V2
NRL Team Demonstrate First n-type FETs on Monolayer WSe2 with Record Performance
Friday, June 21, 2013
UCSB College of Engineering News Release
NRL Team Demonstrate First n-type FETs on Monolayer WSe2 with Record Performance
Recent/Upcoming Publications
  • 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, Feb 27, 2015 (DOI: 10.1021/nl504454u). 
  • 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.