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  • Graphene can be used as a donor substrate to create van der Waals contacts between two-dimensional semiconductors and a variety of three-dimensional metal electrodes, including strongly adhering metals.

    • Soon-Yong Kwon
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  • On-chip Floquet photonic topological insulators, which are based on switched-capacitor circulators, could be used to create hybrid electronic–photonic topological integrated circuits for emerging communication technologies.

    • Abhishek Kumar
    • Manoj Gupta
    • Ranjan Singh
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  • A van der Waals integration approach can be used to deposit single-crystal strontium titanate on two-dimensional molybdenum disulfide and tungsten diselenide, creating high-performance n- and p-doped field-effect transistors.

    • Wenhan Zhou
    • Shengli Zhang
    • Haibo Zeng
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  • Thin flakes of Cr5Te8, which exhibit a colossal anomalous Hall effect, can be synthesized using a phase-controlled chemical vapour deposition technique.

    • Yimin Xiong
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  • Hole spin qubits that operate at temperatures close to 4 K can be created in fin field-effect transistors similar to those used in advanced integrated circuits.

    • Romain Maurand
    • Xavier Jehl
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  • Indium oxide transistors with an ultrashort channel of less than 10 nm can be fabricated using atomic layer deposition, a technique that is compatible with complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor (CMOS) processes.

    • Seong Keun Kim
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  • In-memory computing chips based on magnetoresistive random-access memory devices can provide energy-efficient hardware for machine learning tasks.

    • Qiming Shao
    • Zhongrui Wang
    • J. Joshua Yang
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  • Field-effect transistors based on heterojunctions of hydrogen-terminated diamond and hexagonal boron nitride can offer surface carrier mobilities as high as 680 cm2 V–1 s–1.

    • Moshe Tordjman
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  • By incorporating oxygen into the chemical vapour deposition growth of molybdenum disulfide, sulfur vacancies can be passivated and contact resistances lowered.

    • Saptarshi Das
    • Ana Laura Elías
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  • Inorganic molecular crystal films of antimony trioxide can be grown on 4-inch wafers via a thermal evaporation process and used as a top-gate oxide in two-dimensional molybdenum disulfide transistors.

    • Yury Yu. Illarionov
    • Theresia Knobloch
    • Tibor Grasser
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  • A monolithic three-dimensional integrated system based on CMOS logic, compute-in-memory and associative memory can be used to efficiently implement one-shot learning.

    • Zijian Zhao
    • Shan Deng
    • Kai Ni
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  • Printed thin-film transistors and circuits fabricated on plastic strips can be wrapped around fibres to create stretchable electronics.

    • Simone Fabiano
    • Antonio Facchetti
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  • Monolayer transition metal dichalcogenide transistors can be fabricated on 300 mm wafers using an approach that is compatible with back-end-of-line process temperatures.

    • Du Xiang
    • Tao Liu
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  • Textile-integrated metamaterials can be used to propagate signals across the body, and between different people, allowing a network of sensors to be connected and powered.

    • Rongzhou Lin
    • John S. Ho
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  • A thin and rollable high-resolution image sensor can be created by placing solution-processed metal halide perovskite photodiodes over an amorphous indium gallium zinc oxide transistor backplane.

    • Ya Wang
    • Hang Zhou
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  • Ferroelectric switching of spin-to-charge conversion can be achieved at room temperature in germanium telluride — a Rashba ferroelectric semiconductor — deposited on a silicon substrate.

    • Ruixiang Fei
    • Li Yang
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  • Large-area electronics based on metal-oxide thin-film transistors can be used to create integrated phased arrays for radiofrequency front-ends in 5G — and future 6G — communication systems.

    • George A. Kyriacou
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