Michael Drack, Johannes Kepler University Linz

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Latest Research

  • Article |

    A laser can be used to locally dope two-dimensional molybdenum ditelluride channels, allowing both n- and p-doped channels to be assembled within the same atomic plane and for device arrays of n–p–n bipolar junction transistor amplifiers and radial p–n photovoltaic cells to be fabricated.

    • Seung-Young Seo
    • , Jaehyun Park
    • , Jewook Park
    • , Kyung Song
    • , Soonyoung Cha
    • , Sangwan Sim
    • , Si-Young Choi
    • , Han Woong Yeom
    • , Hyunyong Choi
    •  & Moon-Ho Jo
  • Article |

    Nitrogen–vacancy centres can be used as in situ quantum sensors to map the electric field in an electrical device based on a hydrogen-terminated diamond surface.

    • D. A. Broadway
    • , N. Dontschuk
    • , A. Tsai
    • , S. E. Lillie
    • , C. T.-K. Lew
    • , J. C. McCallum
    • , B. C. Johnson
    • , M. W. Doherty
    • , A. Stacey
    • , L. C. L. Hollenberg
    •  & J.-P. Tetienne
  • Article |

    Spin–orbit torque switching in a two-terminal magnetoresistive random access memory cell can reduce critical write current by more than 70% compared with an equivalent spin-transfer torque device.

    • Noriyuki Sato
    • , Fen Xue
    • , Robert M. White
    • , Chong Bi
    •  & Shan X. Wang
  • Article |

    By combining strategies in material design and advanced microfabrication, three-dimensional integrated stretchable electronic devices can be created, including an eight-channel sensing system with Bluetooth communication capabilities that can be used to extract an array of signals from the human body.

    • Zhenlong Huang
    • , Yifei Hao
    • , Yang Li
    • , Hongjie Hu
    • , Chonghe Wang
    • , Akihiro Nomoto
    • , Taisong Pan
    • , Yue Gu
    • , Yimu Chen
    • , Tianjiao Zhang
    • , Weixin Li
    • , Yusheng Lei
    • , NamHeon Kim
    • , Chunfeng Wang
    • , Lin Zhang
    • , Jeremy W. Ward
    • , Ayden Maralani
    • , Xiaoshi Li
    • , Michael F. Durstock
    • , Albert Pisano
    • , Yuan Lin
    •  & Sheng Xu
  • Article |

    By examining the dynamics of skyrmions and antiskyrmions using a combination of atomistic spin simulations, reduced-variable modelling and machine learning algorithms, it is shown that current-induced spin–orbit torques can lead to trochoidal motion and skyrmion–antiskyrmion pair generation.

    • Ulrike Ritzmann
    • , Stephan von Malottki
    • , Joo-Von Kim
    • , Stefan Heinze
    • , Jairo Sinova
    •  & Bertrand Dupé
  • Article |

    Vertically structured electronic synapses, which exhibit both short- and long-term plasticity, can be created using layered two-dimensional hexagonal boron nitride.

    • Yuanyuan Shi
    • , Xianhu Liang
    • , Bin Yuan
    • , Victoria Chen
    • , Haitong Li
    • , Fei Hui
    • , Zhouchangwan Yu
    • , Fang Yuan
    • , Eric Pop
    • , H.-S. Philip Wong
    •  & Mario Lanza

News & Comment

  • News & Views |

    A scanning light probe can locally dope two-dimensional molybdenum ditelluride, allowing monolithically integrated circuits (ICs) to be quickly written on the material.

    • Shih-Hsien Yang
    •  & Yen-Fu Lin
  • Reverse Engineering |

    Developments in nanotechnology in the 1990s made building electronic devices from single molecules a possibility. Cees Dekker recounts how his team created a room-temperature transistor based on a single carbon nanotube.

    • Cees Dekker
  • Comment |

    Expensive equipment is often considered a prerequisite for good science. But the development of technology that is affordable and accessible to many could help promote a greater diversity of scientific thinking.

    • Michael Drack
    • , Florian Hartmann
    • , Siegfried Bauer
    •  & Martin Kaltenbrunner
  • News & Views |

    Nitrogen–vacancy defects in diamond can be used to visualize electric fields in an operating semiconductor device.

    • Friedemann Reinhard

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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