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NRL researchers develop ultrasensitive biosensor from molybdenite semiconductor
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
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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
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NRL’s research highlighted on the Cover of IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
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Kaustav Banerjee Awarded Prestigious JSPS Fellowship from Japan
Thursday, February 27, 2014
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NRL Researchers Take Carbon Nanotube Interconnects Closer to Reality
Thursday, January 2, 2014
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NRL's Seamless Graphene Circuit Scheme Draws Worldwide Attention
Saturday, November 2, 2013
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First Demonstration of Graphene’s Robustness under ESD Recognized with the EOS/ESD Symposium’s Top Technical Awards
Thursday, October 3, 2013
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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
Prof. Kaustav Banerjee Contributes to the 60th Anniversary Compendium of IEEE Electron Devices Society
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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Kaustav Banerjee Receives Prestigious Guest Professorship at Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
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Recent/Upcoming Publications
  • 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.
  • Wei Liu, Jiahao Kang, Wei Cao, Deblina Sarkar, Yasin Khatami, Debdeep Jena and Kaustav Banerjee, "High-Performance Few-Layer-MoS2 Field-Effect-Transistor with Record Low Contact-Resistance," IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), Washington DC, Dec. 9-11, 2013, pp. 499-502.
  • (INVITED) P. Zhao, W-S. Hwang,  E-S. Kim,  R. Feenstra, G. Gu, J. Kang, K. Banerjee, A. Seabaugh, H. Xing and D. Jena, "Novel Logic Devices based on 2D Crystal Semiconductors: Opportunities and Challenges," IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), Washington DC, Dec. 9-11, 2013, pp. 487-490.
  • (INVITED) Wei Liu, Wei Cao, Jiahao Kang, and Kaustav Banerjee, "High-Performance Field-Effect-Transistors on Monolayer WSe2," ECS Transactions 58 (7), pp. 281-285, 2013.
  • Jiahao Kang, Wei Cao, Deblina Sarkar, Yasin Khatami, Wei Liu and Kaustav Banerjee, "2-Dimensional Tunnel Devices and Circuits on Graphene: Opportunities and Challenges," 3rd Berkeley Symposium on Energy Efficient Electronic Systems, Berkeley, CA, Oct 28-29, 2013, pp. 1-2. (Slides) (YouTube Presentation).
  • (INVITED) K. Banerjee, "Prospects of nanoCarbons and Emerging 2D-Crystals for Next-Generation Green Electronics," Advanced Metallization Conference 2013: 23rd Asian Session, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 7-10, 2013, pp. 1-2.
  • (KEYNOTE) Wei Cao, Jiahao Kang, Wei Liu, Yasin Khatami, Deblina Sarkar and Kaustav Banerjee, "2D Electronics: Graphene and Beyond," 43rd European Solid-State Device Research Conference (ESSDERC), Bucharest, Romania, Sept. 16-20, 2013, pp. 1-8. (Slides)
  • Hong Li, Wei Liu, Alan M. Cassell, Franz Kreupl and Kaustav Banerjee, "Low-Resistivity Long-Length Horizontal Carbon Nanotube Bundles for Interconnect Applications – Part II: Characterization," IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 60, No. 9, pp. 2870-2876, 2013.
  • Hong Li, Wei Liu, Alan M. Cassell, Franz Kreupl and Kaustav Banerjee, "Low-Resistivity Long-Length Horizontal Carbon Nanotube Bundles for Interconnect Applications – Part I: Process Development," IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 60, No. 9, pp. 2862-2869, 2013.
  • (INVITED) Yasin Khatami, Wei Liu, Jiahao Kang and Kaustav Banerjee, "Prospects of graphene electrodes in photovoltaics ", Proc. SPIE 8824, Next Generation (Nano) Photonic and Cell Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion IV, 88240T, September 25, 2013, doi:10.1117/12.2026581.
  • Jiahao Kang, Deblina Sarkar, Yasin Khatami and Kaustav Banerjee, "Proposal for All-Graphene Monolithic Logic Circuits," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 103, No. 8, 083113, 2013.
  • Chuan Xu, Seshadri K. Kolluri, Kazuhiko Endo and Kaustav Banerjee, "Analytical Thermal Model for Self-Heating in Advanced FinFET Devices With Implications for Design and Reliability," IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Vol. 32, No. 7, pp. 1045-1058, 2013.
  • (INVITED) K. Banerjee, W. Liu, J. Kang, Y. Khatami and D. Sarkar, "Graphene and Beyond-Graphene 2D-Crystals for Green Electronics," 18th Silicon Nanoelectronics Workshop, Kyoto, Japan, June 9-10, 2013, pp. 1-2.
  • Deblina Sarkar, Harald Gossner, Walter Hansch and Kaustav Banerjee, "Impact-Ionization Field-Effect-Transistor Based Biosensors for Ultra-Sensitive Detection of Biomolecules," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 102, No. 20, 203110, 2013. 
  • Wei Liu, Jiahao Kang, Deblina Sarkar, Yasin Khatami, Debdeep Jena and Kaustav Banerjee, "Role of Metal Contacts in Designing High-Performance Monolayer n-Type WSe2 Field-Effect-Transistors," Nano Letters, Vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 1983-1990, 2013.
  • Yasin Khatami, Jiahao Kang and Kaustav Banerjee, "Graphene Nanoribbon Based Negative Resistance Device for Ultra-Low Voltage Digital Logic Applications," Applied Physics Letters, 102, No. 4, 043114, 2013.
  • Deblina Sarkar, Harald Gossner, Walter Hansch and Kaustav Banerjee, "Tunnel-Field-Effect-Transistor Based Gas-Sensor: Introducing Gas Detection with a Quantum-Mechanical Transducer," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 102, No. 2, 023110, 2013.
  • Chuan Xu and Kaustav Banerjee, "Physical Modeling of the Capacitance and Capacitive Coupling-Noise of Through-Oxide Vias in FDSOI Based Ultra-High Density 3-D ICs," IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 123-131, 2013.