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Band Alignments Between SmTiO3, GdTiO3, and SrTiO3

A paper written by a team of researchers from LEAST and highlighted in the October 2016 edition of the Beneath the Surface AVS shows work utilizing short time heat treatments of submicrometer-thickness NiTi alloy films fabricated using biased target ion beam deposition and investigates crystallization. 

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“New Discovery Opens Door For Radical Reduction in Energy Consumed by Digital Devices” Nature Materials – Published 12/15/14

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“Theory of graphene–insulator–graphene tunnel junctions,”

One of Most Read papers in J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B in July 2014

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LEAST Final Report January 2018

Most cited publications in LEAST:

Citations according to Google Scholar- 01 Aug 2017

G.Fiori, F. Bonaccorso, G. Iannaccone, T. Palacios, D. Neumaier,A. Seabaugh, S. Banerjee, L. Colombo "Electronics Based on Two-dimensional Materials," Nature Nanotechnology vol 9, 768–779 (2014)  Times Cited 564

S. McDonnell, R. Addou, C. Buie, R.M. Wallace, and C.Hinkle,"Defect-Dominated Doping and Contact Resistance in MoS2," ACS Nano vol. 8 Issue 3, pp. 2880-2888, Jan. 2014. Times Cited 250

S. Chuang, R. Kapadia, C. Battaglia, A. Azcatl, S. McDonnell, J.S.Kang, X.Yin, M.Tosun, R. M. Wallace, A. Javey, "MoS2 P-type Transistors and Diodes Enabled by High Workfunction MoOx Contacts,Nano Lett., vol. 14 pp 1337-1342 2014Times Cited 205

C. Gong, H. Zhang, W. Wang, L. Colombo, R.M. Wallace, and K.Cho, "Band Alignment of Two-Dimensional Transitional Metal Dichalcogenides: Application in Tunnel Field Effect Transistors,"Appl. Phys. Lett. vol. 103, 050315, 2013. Times Cited 202

T. Roy, M. Tosun, J.S. Kang, A. Sachid, S, Desai, M. Hettick, C, Hu, A. Javey, "Field-Effect Transistors Built from All Two-Dimensional Material Components," ACS Nano, 2014, 8 (6), pp 6259–6264. Times Cited 200

C. Gong, L. Colombo, R. M. Wallace, K. J. Cho, "The Unusual Mechanism of Partial Fermi Level Pinning at Metal-MoS2 Interfaces," Nano Lett., 14(4), 1714-1720  2014. Times Cited 183

S. Das and J. Appenzeller, "Where Does the Current Flow in Two-Dimensional Layered Systems," Nano Lett., vol. 13, pp. 3396–3402, 2013. Times Cited 115

Y.Lin, N.Lu, N.Perea-Lopez , J. Li , Z. Lin , X. Peng, C. Lee, C. Sun, L. Calderin , P.N. Browning , M. S. Bresnehan, M.Kim, T.S.Mayer , and J.A. Robinson,"Direct Synthesis of Van der Waals Solids,ACS Nano, March 18, 2014. Times Cited 130

N. Ma and D. Jena, "Charge Scattering and Mobility in Atomically Thin Semiconductors," Physical Review X vol. 4, 011043, March 2014. Times Cited 119

C. Gong, C. Huang, J. Miller, L. Cheng, Y. Hao, D. Cobden, J. Kim, R. Ruoff, R.M. Wallace, K.J. Cho, Z. Xu, and Y. Chabal, "Metal Contacts on Physical Vapor Deposited Monolayer MoS2," ACS Nano vol. 7 Issue 12, pp. 11350-11357, Nov. 2013. Times Cited 103

H. Lu and A. Seabaugh, "Tunnel Field-Effect Transistors: State-of-the-Art,Electron Devices Society, May 23,2014. Times Cited 156

C. Battaglia, X.Yin, M. Zheng, I.D. Sharp, T. Chen, S. McDonnell, A. Azcatl, C. Carraro, B. Ma, R. Maboudian, R.M. Wallace, and A. Javey, "Hole Selective MoOx Contact for Silicon Solar Cells," Nano Lett., vol. 14, pp 967-971, 2014.  Times Cited 149

S. McDonnell, B. Brennan, A. Azcatl, N. Lu, H. Dong, C. Buie, J. Kim, C. Hinkle, M. Kim, and R.M. Wallace,"HFO2 on MoS2 by Atomic Layer Deposition: Adsorption Mechanisms and Thickness Scalability," ACS Nano vol. 7 issue 11 pp. 10354-10361, Oct. 2013. Times Cited 96

S. Das, A. Prakash, R. Salazar, and J. Appenzeller, "Toward Low-Power Electronics: Tunneling Phenomena in Transition Metal Dichalcogenides," ACS Nano, 2014,8 (2), pp 1681-1689. Times Cited 87

J. Lyons, A. Janotti, C. Van de Walle, "Effects of Carbon on the Electrical and Optical Properties of InN, GaN and AIN," Physical Review B, vol. 89,035201, Jan 2014. Times Cited 96

M. Li, D. Esseni, G.L. Snider, D.Jena, H.G.Xing,"Single Particle Transport in Two-dimensional Heterojunction Interlayer Tunneling Field Effect Transistor,Journal of Applied Physics, Feb. 2014. Times Cited 87

N. Ma and D. Jena, "Interband Tunneling in Two-Dimensional Crystal Semiconductors," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 102, 132102, 2013. Times Cited 34

H. Liu, R. Vaddi, S, Datta, V. Narayanan,"Tunnel FET-based Ultra-Low Power, High Sensitivity UHF RFID Rectifier,ISLPED, IEEE International Symposium, 2013. Times Cited 31

W.S. Hwang, A. Verma, H. Peelaers, V.Protasenko, S.Rouvimov, H.Xing, A. C. Seabaugh, W. Haensch, C. G.Van de Walle, M. Albrecht, R. Fornari, Z. Galazka, and D.Jena, "High-Voltage Field Effect Transistors with Wide-Bandgap β-Ga2O3 Nanomembranes,"Applied Physics Letters, May 2014. Times Cited 68

I. Palit, X. Sharon Hu, J. Nahas, and M. Niemier, "TFET based Cellular Neural Network Architectures,ISLPED, IEEE International Symposium, 2013. Times Cited 22

K. Swaminathan, E. Kultursay, V. Saripallu, V. Narayanan, M. Kandemir, S. Datta, "Steep Slope Devices: From Dark to Dim Silicon," IEEE Micro 33  2013. Times Cited 28

L. Gordon, J.Lyons, A. Janotti, and C.Van de Walle,"Hybrid Functional Calculations of DX Centers in AIN and GaN," Phys. Rev. B, Feb, 18, 2014. Times Cited 33

J.H. Park, A. Kummel, J. Royer, E. Chagarov, T. Kaufman-Osborn, M. Edmonds, T. Kent, S. Lee, W. Trogler, "Atomic Imaging of the Irreversible Sensing Mechanism of NO(2) Adsorption on Copper Phthalocyanine," Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 135, 39, pp. 14600-14609, Aug. 2013. Times Cited 28

B. Chakrabarti, R. Galatage, E. M. Vogel, "Multilevel Switching in Forming-free Resistive Memory Devices with Atomic Layer Deposited HfTiO(x) Nanolaminate," Electron Device Letters, 34(7), 1714-1720 2013.Times Cited 19

C. Van de Walle, M. Choi, J. Weber, J. Lyons and A. Janotti, "Defects at Ge/oxide and III-V/Oxide Interfaces," Microelectronic Engineering, vol. 109, pp. 211-215, Sept. 2013. Times Cited 17



Selected other publications from the LEAST research team:

D. Jena,  "Tunneling Transistors Based on Graphene and 2-D Crystals," IEEE Proc., vol. 101, pp. 1585-1602, 2013.

P. Zhao, R. Feenstra, G. Gu, and D. Jena, "SymFET: A Proposed Symmetric Graphene Tunneling Field-Effect Transistor," IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, vol. 60, pp. 951-957, 2013.

M. Choi, J. Lyons, A. Janotti and C. Van de Walle,Impact of carbon and nitrogen impurities in high-k dielectrics on metal-oxide-semiconductor-based devices,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 142902, 2013.

M. Choi, A. Janotti and C. Van de Walle,Native point defects in LaAlO3: A hybrid functional study,” Phys. Rev. B 88, 214117, 2013.

L. Bjaalie, B. Himmetoglu, L. Weston, A. Janotti and C. G.  Van de Walle, “Oxide interfaces for novel electronic applications,” New J. Phys.  16, 025005, 2014.



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Architecture Exploration for Ambient Energy Harvesting Nonvolatile Processors

This publication has been selected as an IEEE Micro Top Pick for 2016. IEEE Micro will publish its yearly "Micro's Top Picks from the Computer Architecture Conferences" as its May/June 2016 issue. This issue collects some of this year's most significant research papers in computer architecture based on novelty and potential for long-term impact. Postdoctoral Scholar, Xueqing Li (Penn State) was involved with this work.

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New Oxide Offers Promising Oxides for Low-voltage, High Performance Transistors

A paper written by a team of researchers from LEAST and appearing in the August 7, 2015, edition of the journal Nature Communications shows promising options for the development of novel hybrid-phase-transition field–effect transistors (hyper-FETs) that offer high performance at room temperature using very low voltages.