Advancing MIM Electronics: Amorphous Metal Electrodes

TitleAdvancing MIM Electronics: Amorphous Metal Electrodes
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsCowell, W. E., N. Alimardani, C. C. Knutson, J. F. Conley, D. A. Keszler, B. J. Gibbons, and J. F. Wager
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume23
Issue1
Pagination74 - 78
Date Published01/2011
Keywordscharge transport, electrodes, electronic structures, metals, thin films
Abstract

Amorphous metal thin films with atomically smooth surfaces are employed as contact layers for the realization of metal-insulator-metal (MIM) devices operating on the basis of controlled quantum mechanical tunneling through an ultrathin dielectric.

DOI10.1002/adma.201002678
Short TitleAdv. Mater.