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Carbon nanotube radio.
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PMID:  17941677     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Here we report experimental results for a carbon nanotube (CNT) based amplitude-modulated (AM) demodulator for modulation frequencies up to 100 kHz. Further, the CNT based demodulator was successfully demonstrated in an actual AM radio receiver operating at a carrier frequency of 1 GHz and capable of demodulating high-fidelity audio. The demodulation originates from the nonlinear current-voltage (IDS vs VDS) characteristic of the CNT, which induces rectification of a portion of the applied RF signal. By properly biasing the CNT such that the operating point is centered on the maximum nonlinear portion of the I-V curve, one can maximize the demodulation effect. This represents a simple application of carbon nanotubes and nanotechnology to the wireless realm.
Chris Rutherglen; Peter Burke
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.     Date:  2007-10-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nano letters     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1530-6984     ISO Abbreviation:  Nano Lett.     Publication Date:  2007 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-11-16     Completed Date:  2008-01-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101088070     Medline TA:  Nano Lett     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3296-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA.
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