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  • Article |

    Bilayer WSe2 field-effect transistors with near ideal device characteristics can be created using transferred via contacts made from metal-embedded hexagonal boron nitride.

    • Younghun Jung
    • , Min Sup Choi
    • , Ankur Nipane
    • , Abhinandan Borah
    • , Bumho Kim
    • , Amirali Zangiabadi
    • , Takashi Taniguchi
    • , Kenji Watanabe
    • , Won Jong Yoo
    • , James Hone
    •  & James T. Teherani
  • News & Views |

    Clean and damage-free 2D transistors can be created with the help of transferred contacts made from hexagonal boron nitride with embedded metal.

    • Seongjun Park
  • News & Views |

    Interface-induced asymmetric exchange coupling can create a chiral magnetic phase in a magnetic insulator at above room temperature.

    • Chun-Yeol You
  • Article |

    By combining a CMOS-based integrated circuit with flexible and collapsible radiating structures, a scalable phased array architecture can be fabricated that has an areal mass density of only 0.1 g cm−2.

    • Mohammed Reza M. Hashemi
    • , Austin C. Fikes
    • , Matan Gal-Katziri
    • , Behrooz Abiri
    • , Florian Bohn
    • , Amirreza Safaripour
    • , Michael D. Kelzenberg
    • , Emily L. Warmann
    • , Pilar Espinet
    • , Nina Vaidya
    • , Eleftherios E. Gdoutos
    • , Christophe Leclerc
    • , Fabien Royer
    • , Sergio Pellegrino
    • , Harry A. Atwater
    •  & Ali Hajimiri
  • Article |

    The topological Hall effect is observed at above room temperature in a bilayer heterostructure composed of thulium iron garnet and platinum, suggesting the formation of skyrmions in a magnetic insulator through the interfacial Dzyaloshinskii–Moriya interaction.

    • Qiming Shao
    • , Yawen Liu
    • , Guoqiang Yu
    • , Se Kwon Kim
    • , Xiaoyu Che
    • , Chi Tang
    • , Qing Lin He
    • , Yaroslav Tserkovnyak
    • , Jing Shi
    •  & Kang L. Wang
  • News & Views |

    A flexible phased array that has an areal mass density of only 0.1 g cm–2 could help deliver a new era of lightweight, portable and reconfigurable communication systems.

    • Dimitris E. Anagnostou
  • Editorial |

    Research in both academia and industry is required to develop new and innovative technologies — though the differing goals of the two arenas can cause conflict.

  • Publisher Correction |

    • Shu-Jen Wang
    • , Deepak Venkateshvaran
    • , M. R. Mahani
    • , Uday Chopra
    • , Erik R. McNellis
    • , Riccardo Di Pietro
    • , Sam Schott
    • , Angela Wittmann
    • , Guillaume Schweicher
    • , Murat Cubukcu
    • , Keehoon Kang
    • , Remington Carey
    • , Thomas J. Wagner
    • , Janis N. M. Siebrecht
    • , Daniel P. G. H. Wong
    • , Ian E. Jacobs
    • , Razan O. Aboljadayel
    • , Adrian Ionescu
    • , Sergei A. Egorov
    • , Sebastian Mueller
    • , Olga Zadvorna
    • , Piotr Skalski
    • , Cameron Jellett
    • , Mark Little
    • , Adam Marks
    • , Iain McCulloch
    • , Joerg Wunderlich
    • , Jairo Sinova
    •  & Henning Sirringhaus
  • Article |

    Electronic components made from two-dimensional MoTe2 can be chemically synthesized and integrated in a single step, creating devices in which each component in the active layer is connected via covalent bonds.

    • Qi Zhang
    • , Xue-Feng Wang
    • , Shu-Hong Shen
    • , Qi Lu
    • , Xiaozhi Liu
    • , Haoyi Li
    • , Jingying Zheng
    • , Chu-Ping Yu
    • , Xiaoyan Zhong
    • , Lin Gu
    • , Tian-Ling Ren
    •  & Liying Jiao
  • Comment |

    Open collaboration based on shared facilities can accelerate the commercialization of microelectromechanical systems.

    • Kentaro Totsu
    • , Masaaki Moriyama
    •  & Masayoshi Esashi
  • Article |

    Pulse engineering techniques can be used to reduce the average Clifford gate error rates for silicon quantum dot spin qubits down to 0.043%, a factor of three improvement over state-of-the-art silicon devices.

    • C. H. Yang
    • , K. W. Chan
    • , R. Harper
    • , W. Huang
    • , T. Evans
    • , J. C. C. Hwang
    • , B. Hensen
    • , A. Laucht
    • , T. Tanttu
    • , F. E. Hudson
    • , S. T. Flammia
    • , K. M. Itoh
    • , A. Morello
    • , S. D. Bartlett
    •  & A. S. Dzurak
  • News & Views |

    Electronic components and interconnects can be simultaneously synthesized and integrated through the phase-patterned growth of two-dimensional molybdenum ditelluride.

    • Wenzhuo Wu
  • Review Article |

    This Review Article examines the development of self-healing electronic materials and devices, explores their potential applications and discusses the challenges that exist in delivering practical systems.

    • Jiheong Kang
    • , Jeffrey B.-H. Tok
    •  & Zhenan Bao
  • Editorial |

    Self-healing materials could deliver a new generation of electronic devices.

  • Article |

    A reinforcement learning algorithm can be implemented on a hybrid analogue–digital platform based on memristive arrays for parallel and energy-efficient in situ training.

    • Zhongrui Wang
    • , Can Li
    • , Wenhao Song
    • , Mingyi Rao
    • , Daniel Belkin
    • , Yunning Li
    • , Peng Yan
    • , Hao Jiang
    • , Peng Lin
    • , Miao Hu
    • , John Paul Strachan
    • , Ning Ge
    • , Mark Barnell
    • , Qing Wu
    • , Andrew G. Barto
    • , Qinru Qiu
    • , R. Stanley Williams
    • , Qiangfei Xia
    •  & J. Joshua Yang
  • News & Views |

    A hybrid analogue–digital computing system based on memristive devices is capable of solving classic control problems with potentially a lower energy consumption and higher speed than fully digital systems.

    • Sam Green
    •  & James B. Aimone
  • Reverse Engineering |

    Computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW) seeks to understand and refine the impact of technology on how groups work together. Irene Greif recounts how the field began in 1984 at a meeting stimulated by trends in distributed systems, networks and office automation.

    • Irene Greif
  • Editorial |

    Electronic waste is a global problem that requires global action.

  • Article |

    Measurements with a lateral spin pumping device architecture suggest that long spin diffusion lengths of more than 1 μm are possible in conjugated polymer systems that have a sufficiently high spin density.

    • Shu-Jen Wang
    • , Deepak Venkateshvaran
    • , M. R. Mahani
    • , Uday Chopra
    • , Erik R. McNellis
    • , Riccardo Di Pietro
    • , Sam Schott
    • , Angela Wittmann
    • , Guillaume Schweicher
    • , Murat Cubukcu
    • , Keehoon Kang
    • , Remington Carey
    • , Thomas J. Wagner
    • , Janis N. M. Siebrecht
    • , Daniel P. G. H. Wong
    • , Ian E. Jacobs
    • , Razan O. Aboljadayel
    • , Adrian Ionescu
    • , Sergei A. Egorov
    • , Sebastian Mueller
    • , Olga Zadvorna
    • , Piotr Skalski
    • , Cameron Jellett
    • , Mark Little
    • , Adam Marks
    • , Iain McCulloch
    • , Joerg Wunderlich
    • , Jairo Sinova
    •  & Henning Sirringhaus
  • Comment |

    Electronic waste is the fastest growing category of hazardous solid waste in the world. Addressing the problem will require international collaboration, economic incentives that protect labour, and management approaches that minimize adverse impacts on the environment and human health.

    • Abhishek Kumar Awasthi
    • , Jinhui Li
    • , Lenny Koh
    •  & Oladele A. Ogunseitan
  • Article |

    By integrating two-dimensional MoS2 transistors with metal-oxide resistive random-access memories, two-transistor–two-resistor ternary content-addressable memory cells can be created, which could be used to search large amounts of data in parallel.

    • Rui Yang
    • , Haitong Li
    • , Kirby K. H. Smithe
    • , Taeho R. Kim
    • , Kye Okabe
    • , Eric Pop
    • , Jonathan A. Fan
    •  & H.-S. Philip Wong
  • 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.

  • 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
  • Comment |

    A new generation of ethical standards in robotics and artificial intelligence is emerging as a direct response to a growing awareness of the ethical, legal and societal impacts of the fields. But what exactly are these ethical standards and how do they differ from conventional standards?

    • Alan Winfield
  • News & Views |

    Reliable memristive devices in which switching is based solely on electronic effects can be created from amorphous silicon by doping with oxygen and nitrogen.

    • Ilia Valov
  • 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
  • Reverse Engineering |

    Intel’s Pentium microprocessors have been a feature of computers for over 25 years. Robert P. Colwell, lead designer of the microarchitecture used in the Pentium Pro and beyond, recounts how it all began.

    • Robert P. Colwell
  • 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