Conference Paper

Pentacene thin film transistors and inverter circuits

Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA
DOI: 10.1109/IEDM.1997.650442 Conference: Electron Devices Meeting, 1997. IEDM '97. Technical Digest., International
Source: IEEE Xplore

ABSTRACT Organic thin film transistors and simple electronic circuits have
been fabricated using the fused-ring small-molecule aromatic hydrocarbon
pentacene as the active material. Carrier field-effect mobilities
greater than 0.2 cm2/V-s were obtained for thin film
transistors fabricated on glass using low-temperature ion-beam deposited
silicon dioxide as the gate dielectric and thermally evaporated
pentacene as the active material. Using similar transistors, integrated
voltage inverters with voltage gain large enough to be useful for the
fabrication of electronic circuits have been fabricated

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