The researchers used highly ordered thin organic layers to create their device.
In his work, published in the journal Nature,engineers note that they used n- and p-type doped rubrene crystal films to create the device, as well as a special vertical transistor architecture.
"First Realization of Organic Bipolarthe transistor was a big challenge as we needed to create very high quality layers and new structures. The superior performance of the transistor rewards this effort,” said Professor Shu-Jen Wang, co-author of the study.
Transistor circuit. Source: Shu-Jen Wang et al., Nature
Researchers note that the inventiontransistor in 1947 ushered in the age of microelectronics and revolutionized our lives. Silicon semiconductors perform many tasks, but their key drawback is rigidity.
Organic devices, on the contrary, are enoughflexible, and therefore better suited for new types of electronic components, such as rollable screens or medical sensors. Engineers believe that the bipolar transistor they have created opens up completely new prospects for organic electronics, solving complex problems in data processing and transmission.
The space probe flew 200 km from Mercury. Look what he saw
Chinese mind-reading helmet sounds the alarm when a person sees porn content
The satellite of Jupiter was looked at in a new light: what scientists saw there