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Oxide dielectrics

A change of direction

Field-effect transistors, regardless of whether they use an organic or an inorganic semiconductor, require a gate dielectric with a large relative permittivity. A once-popular layered electrolyte may be just the right material for the job.

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Figure 1: Crystal structure of SBA.


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Klauk, H. A change of direction. Nature Mater 8, 853–854 (2009).

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