Benjamin C.K. Tee and Wangwei Lee, National University of Singapore

February issue out now

Nature Electronics is an online-only journal that covers all areas of electronics and incorporates the work of scientists, engineers and industry.

Latest Research

  • Article |

    A transparent electronic skin, composed of an elastomer and an ionic liquid, can autonomously self-heal in both dry and wet conditions due to ion–dipole interactions.

    • Yue Cao
    • , Yu Jun Tan
    • , Si Li
    • , Wang Wei Lee
    • , Hongchen Guo
    • , Yongqing Cai
    • , Chao Wang
    •  & Benjamin C.-K. Tee
  • Article |

    Amorphous silicon compositions, which are doped with oxygen or nitrogen and sandwiched between metal electrodes, can be used to create purely electronic memristors with switching capabilities that are fast, uniform, durable, multi-state and low power.

    • Yang Lu
    • , Ana Alvarez
    • , Chung-Ho Kao
    • , Jong-Shing Bow
    • , San-Yuan Chen
    •  & I-Wei Chen
  • Article |

    A lateral heterojunction with diode-like electrical transport can be created in a homogeneous MoS2 monolayer by using a substrate in which one segment is made from an amorphous fluoropolymer and another segment from hexagonal boron nitride.

    • M. Iqbal Bakti Utama
    • , Hans Kleemann
    • , Wenyu Zhao
    • , Chin Shen Ong
    • , Felipe H. da Jornada
    • , Diana Y. Qiu
    • , Hui Cai
    • , Han Li
    • , Rai Kou
    • , Sihan Zhao
    • , Sheng Wang
    • , Kenji Watanabe
    • , Takashi Taniguchi
    • , Sefaattin Tongay
    • , Alex Zettl
    • , Steven G. Louie
    •  & Feng Wang
  • Article |

    Thermal scanning probe lithography can be used to pattern metal electrodes in direct contact with monolayer MoS2, creating field-effect transistors that exhibit vanishing Schottky barrier heights, high on/off ratios of 1010, no hysteresis, and subthreshold swings as low as 64 mV per decade.

    • Xiaorui Zheng
    • , Annalisa Calò
    • , Edoardo Albisetti
    • , Xiangyu Liu
    • , Abdullah Sanad M. Alharbi
    • , Ghidewon Arefe
    • , Xiaochi Liu
    • , Martin Spieser
    • , Won Jong Yoo
    • , Takashi Taniguchi
    • , Kenji Watanabe
    • , Carmela Aruta
    • , Alberto Ciarrocchi
    • , Andras Kis
    • , Brian S. Lee
    • , Michal Lipson
    • , James Hone
    • , Davood Shahrjerdi
    •  & Elisa Riedo
  • Article |

    Nonlinear buckling processes can be used to transform thin films of piezoelectric polymers into sophisticated 3D piezoelectric microsystems with applications in energy harvesting, multifunctional sensing and bio-integrated devices.

    • Mengdi Han
    • , Heling Wang
    • , Yiyuan Yang
    • , Cunman Liang
    • , Wubin Bai
    • , Zheng Yan
    • , Haibo Li
    • , Yeguang Xue
    • , Xinlong Wang
    • , Banu Akar
    • , Hangbo Zhao
    • , Haiwen Luan
    • , Jaeman Lim
    • , Irawati Kandela
    • , Guillermo A. Ameer
    • , Yihui Zhang
    • , Yonggang Huang
    •  & John A. Rogers

News & Comment

  • Q&A |

    Kenneth C. Smith, Anantha P. Chandrakasan and Laura C. Fujino, senior chairs of the 2019 International Solid-State Circuits Conference, tell Nature Electronics about the past, present and future of the meeting, which takes place in San Francisco in February.

    • Michael Lee
  • News & Views |

    Electronic skins that are able to restore their function when damaged in aquatic conditions could be used to create durable underwater soft robots.

    • Carmel Majidi
  • Editorial |

    The successful adoption of emerging technologies, such as robotics and artificial intelligence, requires the development of new ethical standards.

About the Journal

  • Nature Electronics publishes both fundamental and applied research across all areas of electronics, incorporating the work of scientists, engineers and industry. The journal focuses on the development of technology and understanding the impact such developments could have on society.

  • Nature Electronics publishes original research as Articles. We also publish a range of other content types including Reviews, Perspectives, Comments, Correspondences, News & Views and Feature articles.

  • The Chief Editor of Nature Electronics is Owain Vaughan, who was previously an editor at Nature Nanotechnology and a strategy editor for Nature Research. The other members of the editorial team are Michael Lee, Christiana Varnava and Stuart Thomas.

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