Prof. Balandin Group Paper is the Most Accessed in Applied Physics Letters

It was recently announced by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) that the paper co-authored by MSE graduate student Rameez Samnakay and ECE graduate student Chenglong Jiang is the most assessed paper in the Applied Physical Letters journal in 2015.

The paper entitled “Selective Chemical Vapor Sensing with Few-Layer MoS2 Thin-Film Transistors: Comparison with Graphene Devices” was published in January 2015. Rameez and Chenglon – the first authors of the paper – are PhD candidates in Professor Balandin’s Nano-Device Laboratory (NDL) and Phonon Optimized Engineered Materials (POEM) Center.

According to the AIP press-release the paper from Balandin group came on top of the list of 25 papers that were the most-accessed articles from Applied Physics Letters published from January to March 2015. The paper that attracted the most interest deals with nano-fabrication of transistors with two-dimensional materials and testing their gas and chemical vapor sensing capabilities. Applied Physics Letters is the premier journal in the field of applied physics and engineering. Link to the Paper: http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/apl/106/2/10.1063/1.4905694

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Photo: Rameez Samnakay and Chenglong Jiang are using micro-Raman spectroscopy for quality control of two-dimensional materials used in nano-transistor fabrication.