Publications

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2021

Q. Cao*, “Carbon nanotube transistor technology for More-Moore scaling,” Nano Res. (2021). [Link]

2020

Yadong Xu, Ganggang Zhao, Liang Zhu, Qihui Fei, Zhe Zhang, Zanyu Chen, Fufei An, Yangyang Chen, Yun Ling, Peijun Guo, Shinghua Ding, Guoliang Huang, Pai-Yen Chen, Qing Cao, and Zheng Yan, “Pencil–paper on-skin electronics,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (2020). [Link][PDF]

2019

Q.Cao*, “Better radio-frequency transistors with nanotubes,” Nature Electron. 2, 495–496 (2019). [Link][PDF]

2018

J-S. Tang*, Q. Cao, G. S. Tulevski, K. A. Jenkins, L. Nela, D. B. Farmer and S.-J. Han, “Flexible CMOS integrated circuits based on carbon nanotubes with sub-10 ns stage delays,” Nature Electron. 1, 191-196 (2018). [Link] [PDF]

L. Nela, J.-S. Tang* , Q. Cao, G. S. Tulevski, and S.-J. Han*, “ Large-area high-performance flexible pressure sensor with carbon nanotube active matrix for electronic skin,” Nano Lett. 18 (3), 2054-2059 (2018). [Link] [PDF]

2017

Q. Cao*, J. Tersoff, D. B. Farmer, Y. Zhu, and S.-J. Han, “Carbon nanotube transistors scaled to a 40-nanometer footprint,” Science 356(6345), 1369-1372 (2017). [Link] [PDF] [Highlighted by Science, IEEE Spectrum, New Journal of Zurich, Next Big Future, Science News Magazine, Physics Today, and more]

A. L. Falk*, K.-C. Chiu, D. B. Farmer, Q. Cao, J. Tersoff, Y.-H. Lee, Ph. Avouris, and S.-J. Han, “Coherent plasmon and phonon-plasmon resonances in carbon nanotubes,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 118(25), 257401 (2017). [Link] [PDF]

J.-S. Tang*, Q. Cao, D. B. Farmer, G. S. Tulevski, and S.-J. Han, “High-performance carbon nanotube complementary logic with end-bonded contacts,” IEEE Trans. Electron Devices 64(6), 2744-2750 (2017). [Link] [PDF]

2016

J. Wang, T. D. Nguyen, Q. Cao*, Y. L. Wang, M. Y. C. Tan, and M. B. Chan-Park*, “Selective surface charge sign reversal on metallic carbon nanotubes for facile ultra-high purity nanotube sorting,” ACS Nano 10(3), 3222-3232 (2016). [Link] [PDF]

2015

Q. Cao*, S.-J. Han, J. Tersoff, A. D. Franklin, Y. Zhu, Z. Zhang, G. S. Tulevski, J.-S. Tang, and W. Haensch, “End-bonded contacts for carbon nanotube transistors with low, size-independent resistance,” Science 350(6256), 68-72 (2015). [Link] [PDF] [Highlighted by New York Times, Time, Fortune, Daily Mail, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Forbes, Reuters, MIT Technology Review, IEEE Spectrum, EE Times, Wired, CNET, Engadget, PC Magazine, PC World, Physorg, Nature Nanotechnology, Information Week, and more]

Q. Cao*, J. Tersoff, S.-J. Han, and A. V. Penumatcha, “Scaling of device variability and subthreshold swing in ballistic carbon nanotube transistors,” Phys. Rev. Appl. 4(2), 024022 (2015). [Link] [PDF] [Featured in Editor’s Suggestion]

Q. Cao*, S.-J. Han, A. V. Penumatcha, M. M. Frank, G. S. Tulevski, J. Tersoff, and W. E. Haensch, “Origins and characteristics of the threshold voltage variability of quasiballistic single-walled carbon nanotube field-effect transistors,” ACS Nano 9(2), 1936-1944 (2015). [Link] [PDF] [Highlighted by Nanotechweb]

2014

Q. Cao*, S.-J, Han, and G. S. Tulevski, “Fringing-field dielectrophoretic assembly of ultrahigh-density semiconducting nanotube arrays with a self-limited pitch,” Nature Commun. 5, 5071 (2014). [Link] [PDF]

G. S. Tulevski*, A. D. Franklin, D. Frank, J. M. Lobez, Q. Cao, H. Park, A. Afzali, S.-J. Han, J. B. Hannon, and W. Haensch, “Toward high-performance digital logic technology with carbon nanotubes,” ACS Nano 8 (9), 8730-8745 (2014). [Link] [PDF]

2013

Q. Cao*, S.-J. Han, “Single-walled carbon nanotubes for high-performance electronics,” Nanoscale 5(19), 8852-8863 (2013). [Link] [PDF] [Invited Feature Article]

Q. Cao*, S.-J. Han, G. S. Tulevski, Y. Zhu, D. D. Lu, and W. Haensch, “Arrays of single-walled carbon nanotubes with full surface coverage for high-performance electronics,” Nature Nanotechnol. 8(3), 180-186 (2013). [Link] [PDF] [Highlighted by Nature Nanotechnology, MRS Bulletin, PhysOrg, and Nanotechweb]

2012

Q. Cao*, S.-J. Han, G. S. Tulevski, A. D. Franklin, and W. Haensch, “Evaluation of field-effect mobility and contact resistance of transistors that use solution-processed single-walled carbon nanotubes,” ACS Nano 6(7), 6471-6477 (2012). [Link] [PDF]

A. D. Franklin*, G. S. Tulevski, S.-J. Han, D. Shahrjerdi, Q. Cao, H.-Y. Chen, H. -S. P. Wong, and W. Haensch, “Variability in carbon nanotube transistors: improving device-to-device consistency,” ACS Nano 6(2), 1109-1115 (2012). [Link] [PDF]

2011

Q. Cao, O. Gunawan, M. Copel, K. B. Reuter, S. J. Chey, V. R. Deline, and D. B. Mitzi*, “Defects in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 chalcopyrite semiconductors: a comparative study of material properties, defect states, and photovoltaic performance,” Adv. Energy Mater. 1(5), 845-853 (2011). [Link] [PDF] [Frontispiece feature article, Highlighted by Materials Views]

2010

X. Ho, L. Ye, S. V. Rotkin, Q. Cao, S. Unarunotai, S. Salamat, M. A. Alam and J. A. Rogers*, “Scaling properties in transistors that use aligned arrays of single-walled carbon nanotubes,” Nano Lett. 10(2), 499-503 (2010). [Link] [PDF]

2009

Q. Cao and J. A. Rogers*, “Ultrathin films of single-walled carbon nanotubes for electronics and sensors: a review of fundamental and applied aspects,” Adv. Mater. 21(1), 29-53 (2009). [Link] [PDF] [Featured in Advances in Advance, Most Accessed Article in December, 2008]

C. Kocabas, S. Dunham, Q. Cao, K. Cimino, X. Ho, H.-S. Kim, D. Dawson, J. Payne, M. Stuenkel, H. Zhang*, T. Banks, M. Feng, S. V. Rotkin and J. A. Rogers*, “High-frequency performance of submicrometer transistors that use aligned arrays of single-walled carbon nanotubes,” Nano Lett. 9(5), 1937-1943 (2009). [Link] [PDF]

N. Pimparkar, Q. Cao, J. A. Rogers*, and M. A. Alam*, “Theory and practice of “stripping” for improved on/off ratio in carbon nanonet thin film transistors,” Nano Research 2(2), 167-175 (2009). [Link] [PDF]

F.-P. Zhang, Q. Cao, J.-J. Cheng, C.-H. Zhang, N. An, and S.-P. Bi*, “Electrochemical and spectrometric studies of double-strand calf thymus gland DNA denatured by Al(III) at neutral pH,” Anal. Sci. 25(8), 1019-1023 (2009). [Link] [PDF]

2008

Q. Cao, H.-S. Kim, N. Pimparkar, J. P. Kulkarni, C. Wang, M. Shim, K. Roy, M. A. Alam, and J. A. Rogers*, “Medium-scale carbon nanotube thin-film integrated circuits on flexible plastic substrates,” Nature 454(7203), 495-500 (2008). [Link] [PDF] [Highlighted by Chemical and Engineering News, Chemistry World, MIT Technology Review, Semiconductor International, R&D Magazine, Science Daily, Small Times, Science Centric, Ars Technica, I-Micronew Magazine, Nanotechweb, Physorg, and more]

Q. Cao and J. A. Rogers*, “Random networks and aligned arrays of single-walled carbon nanotubes for electronic device applications,” Nano Research 1(4), 259-272 (2008). [Link] [PDF] [Invited Review]

M. J. Schultz, X.-Y. Zhang, S. Unarunotai, D.-Y. Khang, Q. Cao, C.-J. Wang, C.-H. Lei, S. McLaren, J. Soares, I. Petrov, J. S. Moore*, and J. A. Rogers*, “Crosslinked, conjugated carbon monolayers: films, balloons, tubes and pleated Sheets,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 105(21), 7353-7358 (2008). [Link] [PDF] [Highlighted by Chemistry World and Nanowerk]

X.-F. Long, D.-S. Li, N. Wang, C.-H. Zhang, Q. Cao, T.-C. Xian, and S.-P. Bi*, “A novel and sensitive method for recognition and indirect determination of AlIII in biological fluid based on the quenching of resonance Rayleigh scattering intensities of ‘AlIII-EV-DNA’ complexing system,” Spectroc. Acta Pt. A-Molec. Biomolec. Spectr. 69(1), 142-147 (2008). [Link] [PDF]

2007

Q. Cao, M.-G. Xia, C. Kocabas, M. Shim, S. V. Rotkin*, and J. A. Rogers*, “Gate capacitance coupling of single-walled carbon nanotube thin-film transistors,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 90(2), 023516 (2007). [Link] [PDF]

S. J. Kang, C. Kocabas, H.-S. Kim, Q. Cao, M. A. Meitl, D.-Y. Khang, and J. A. Rogers*, “Printed multilayer superstructures of aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes for electronic applications,” Nano Lett. 7(11), 3343-3348 (2007). [Link] [PDF]

N. Pimparkar, Q. Cao, S. Kumar, J. Y. Murthy, J. A. Rogers, and M. A. Alam*, “Current-voltage characteristics of long-channel nanobundle thin-film transistors: a ‘bottom-up’ perspective,” IEEE. Electron. Device Lett. 28(2), 157-160 (2007). [Link] [PDF]

2006

Q. Cao, S.-H. Hur, Z.-T. Zhu, Y.-G. Sun., C.-J. Wang, M. A. Meitl, M. Shim, and J. A. Rogers*, “Highly bendable, transparent thin-film transistors that use carbon-nanotube-based conductors and semiconductors with elastomeric dielectrics,” Adv. Mater. 18(3), 304-309 (2006). [Link] [PDF] [Highlighted by Chemical and Engineering News]

Q. Cao, M.-G. Xia, M. Shim, and J. A. Rogers*, “Bilayer organic-inorganic gate dielectrics for high-performance, low-voltage single-walled carbon nanotube thin-film transistors, complementary logic gates and p-n diodes on plastic substrates,” Adv. Func. Mater. 16(18), 2355-2362 (2006). [Link] [PDF] [Cover feature article]

 Q. Cao, Z.-T. Zhu, M. G. Lemaitre, M.-G. Xia, M. Shim, and J. A. Rogers*, “Transparent flexible organic thin-film transistors that use printed single-walled carbon nanotube electrodes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88(11), 113511 (2006). [Link] [PDF] [Selected in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology published by APS]

E-L. Gui, L.-J. Li*, P. S. Lee, A. Lohani, S. G. Mhaisalkar, Q. Cao, S. J. Kang, J. A. Rogers, N. C. Tansil, and Z. Gao, “Electrical detection of hybridization and threading intercalation of deoxyribonucleic acid using carbon nanotube network field-effect transistors,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89(23), 232104 (2006). [Link] [PDF]

2005

C.-J. Wang*, Q. Cao, T. Ozel, A. Gaur, J. A. Rogers, and M. Shim*, “Electronically selective chemical functionalization of carbon nanotubes: correlation between Raman spectral and electrical responses,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127(32), 11460-11468 (2005). [Link] [PDF]

2004

Q. Miao, Q. Cao, and S.-P. Bi*, “Density functional theory study on the bridge structure in dimeric aluminum (III) water complexes,” J. Chem. Phys. 121(10), 4650-4656 (2004). [Link] [PDF]

S.-P. Bi*, C.-Y. Wang, Q. Cao, and C.-H. Zhang, “Studies on the mechanism of hydrolysis and polymerization of aluminum salts in aqueous solution: correlations between the ‘Core-Links’ Model and ‘Cage-Like’ Keggin-Al13 Model,” Coord. Chem. Rev. 248(5), 441-455 (2004). [Link] [PDF]