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NRL demonstrate the first atomically-thin quantum dot superlattice
Friday, October 6, 2017
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NRL researchers demonstrate breakthrough interconnect technology
Friday, March 24, 2017 News Release
Professor Kaustav Banerjee elected AAAS Fellow
Monday, November 21, 2016
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Professor Banerjee's article on 2D Materials featured in Physics Today
Thursday, September 22, 2016
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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
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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
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Selected Recent/Upcoming Publications
  • Xuejun XIe, Jiahao Kang, Wei Cao, Jae Hwan Chu, Yongji Gong, Pulickel M. Ajayan, and Kaustav Banerjee, "Designing Artificial 2D Crystals with Site and Size Controlled Quantum Dots," Nature Scientific Reports, Vol. 7, No. 9965, 2017. 
  • Junkai Jiang, Jiahao Kang, Wei Cao, Xuejun Xie, Haojun Zhang, Jae Hwan Chu, Wei Liu, and Kaustav Banerjee, "Intercalation Doped Multilayer-Graphene-Nanoribbons for Next-Generation Interconnects," Nano Letters, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 1482-1488, 2017.
  • Haojun Zhang, Wei Cao, Jiahao Kang, and Kaustav Banerjee, "Effect of Band-Tails on the Subthreshold Performance of 2D Tunnel-FETs," IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), San Francisco, December 3-7, 2016, pp. 30.3.1-30.3.4.
  • Wei Cao, Wei Liu, and Kaustav Banerjee, "Prospects of Ultra-thin Nanowire Gated 2D-FETs for Next-Generation CMOS Technology," IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), San Francisco, December 3-7, 2016, pp. 14.7.1-14.7.4.
  • Pulickel Ajayan, Philip Kim, and Kaustav Banerjee, "Two-dimensional van der Waals materials," Physics Today, Vol. 69, No. 9, pp. 38-44, 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • Debdeep Jena, Kaustav Banerjee and Grace Huili Xing, "2D Crystal Semiconductors: Intimate Contacts," Nature Materials (News & Views), Vol. 13, pp. 1076-1078, Dec. 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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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.