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Micromachines 2018, 9(1), 12; https://doi.org/10.3390/mi9010012

A Graphene-Coated Mo Tip Array for Highly-Efficient Nanostructured Electron Field Emitters

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Aisino Corporation Inc., Beijing 100195, China
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Institute of Microelectronics, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
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Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 0FA, UK
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College of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing 210016, China
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Department of Electrical Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33174, USA
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School of Physics Science and Technology, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing 210046 China
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Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 5 December 2017 / Revised: 18 December 2017 / Accepted: 19 December 2017 / Published: 29 December 2017
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Abstract

An efficient electron field emitter based on a monolayer graphene coated well aligned Mo tip array has been designed, fabricated, and evaluated. The advantages of this hybrid nanostructure film morphology are explored and discussed. Efficient and stable field emissions with low turn-on fields have been observed with the new devices. It is further found that the combination of graphene and Mo tip array leads to significant improvements in efficiency for the nanoscale heterostructure emitters. View Full-Text
Keywords: graphene; molybdenum; tip array; field emission graphene; molybdenum; tip array; field emission
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Zhu, N.; Chen, J.; Deng, H.; Di, Y. A Graphene-Coated Mo Tip Array for Highly-Efficient Nanostructured Electron Field Emitters. Micromachines 2018, 9, 12.

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