Stanford scientists have used DNA molecules to assemble high-performance graphene transistors (Image: Anatoliy Sokolov/Bao Group/Stanford Engineering)
The researchers bathed the DNA strands in copper salt and then immersed it in methane to create nanoribbons (Image: Stanford University)
High-performance graphene transistors built using the technique developed at Stanford (Image: Stanford University)
A team of Stanford researchers has found a way to grow graphene nanoribbons using strands of DNA. This important development could be the key to large-scale production of graphene-based transistors that are orders of magnitude smaller, faster and less power-hungry than current silicon technology.
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