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Nanowire into Nanocircuit

Sivasubramanian Somu (MIE), Ahmed Busnaina (MIE), Nicol McGruer (ECE), & George Adams (MIE) were awarded a patent for their method of integrating a single nanowire into a nanocircuit. 

The nano-electromechanical switch uses carbon nanotubes as the actuation element.

 

Related Faculty: Ahmed Busnaina, Nicol McGruer, George G. Adams

Related Departments:Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering