Advanced Functional Materials
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Editor-in-Chief: Joern Ritterbusch, Deputy Editors: Mary De Vita, Yan Li
Online ISSN: 1616-3028
Associated Title(s): Advanced Electronic Materials, Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Engineering Materials, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Advanced Materials, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Advanced Materials Technologies, Advanced Optical Materials, Advanced Science, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, Small
Thin-Film Transistors: Transparent Photo-Stable Complementary Inverter with an Organic/Inorganic Nanohybrid Dielectric Layer (Adv. Funct. Mater. 5/2009)
On page 726, Minsuk Oh and co-workers describe the fabrication of a transparent complementary thin-film transistor inverter with a ZnO top gate and bottom gate of pentacene channels. Twelve nanometer-thin organic–inorganic hybrid dielectric layers with high capacitance are adopted to allow the ZnO and pentacene transistors to operate under only 3 V, and the inverter action appears very stable even under a few mW of white light. This discovery could herald the arrival of a new type of transparent logic device.