Integration Techniques for Micro/Nanostructure-Based Large-Area Electronics

Garcia Nunez, C. , Liu, F. , Xu, S. and Dahiya, R. (2018) Integration Techniques for Micro/Nanostructure-Based Large-Area Electronics. Cambridge University Press. (doi: 10.1017/9781108691574)

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Advanced nanostructured materials such as organic and inorganic micro/nanostructures are excellent building blocks for electronics, optoelectronics, sensing, and photovoltaics because of their high-crystallinity, long aspect-ratio, high surface-to-volume ratio, and low dimensionality. However, their assembly over large areas and integration in functional circuits are a matter of intensive investigation. This Element provides detailed description of various technologies to realize micro/nanostructures based large-area electronics (LAE) devices on rigid or flexible/stretchable substrates. The first section of this Element provides an introduction to the state-of-the-art integration techniques used to fabricate LAE devices based on different kind of micro/nanostructures. The second section describes inorganic and organic micro/nanostructures, including most common and promising synthesis procedures. In the third section,different techniques are explained that have great potential for integration of micro/nanostructures over large areas. Finally, the fourth section summarizes important remarks about LAE devices based on micro/nanostructures, and future directions.

Item Type:Books
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Dahiya, Professor Ravinder and Garcia Nunez, Dr Carlos and Liu, Mr Fengyuan
Authors: Garcia Nunez, C., Liu, F., Xu, S., and Dahiya, R.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Published Online:01 November 2018

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