Electrical and electronic engineering

Electrical and electronic engineering is the branch of engineering that makes use of electricity. Electrical engineering concentrates on systems for generating and transmitting large electrical currents and converting them into other forms of energy, such as mechanical motion. Electronic engineering focusses on lower energy currents for processing and communicating information.

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    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
    Nature Electronics 2, 187-194
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    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
    Nature Electronics 2, 195-205
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    Carbon nanotube thin-film transistor is promising for solution-processed, large-scale flexible electronics, but the device yields remain poor to date. Lei et al. show low-voltage flexible digital and analog circuits based on high-purity and high-yield separation of semiconducting carbon nanotubes.

    • Ting Lei
    • , Lei-Lai Shao
    • , Yu-Qing Zheng
    • , Gregory Pitner
    • , Guanhua Fang
    • , Chenxin Zhu
    • , Sicheng Li
    • , Ray Beausoleil
    • , H.-S. Philip Wong
    • , Tsung-Ching Huang
    • , Kwang-Ting Cheng
    •  & Zhenan Bao
  • Research |

    Gate reflectometry on an ancillary dot coupled to an electron reservoir is used to read the spin of a qubit in a CMOS device in a single shot with an average fidelity above 98% within 0.5 ms.

    • Matias Urdampilleta
    • , David J. Niegemann
    • , Emmanuel Chanrion
    • , Baptiste Jadot
    • , Cameron Spence
    • , Pierre-André Mortemousque
    • , Christopher Bäuerle
    • , Louis Hutin
    • , Benoit Bertrand
    • , Sylvain Barraud
    • , Romain Maurand
    • , Marc Sanquer
    • , Xavier Jehl
    • , Silvano De Franceschi
    • , Maud Vinet
    •  & Tristan Meunier
  • Research | | open

    Realizing efficient non-volatile flash memories that do not require high temperature processing to create suitable charge trapping remains a challenge. Here, the authors report low-temperature solution-processed oxide-based flash memories with low leakage, tunable memory storage and good retention.

    • Sandip Mondal
    •  & V. Venkataraman

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