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Title: Carbon nanotube network thin-film transistors on flexible/stretchable substrates

This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus for flexible thin-film transistors. In one aspect, a device includes a polymer substrate, a gate electrode disposed on the polymer substrate, a dielectric layer disposed on the gate electrode and on exposed portions of the polymer substrate, a carbon nanotube network disposed on the dielectric layer, and a source electrode and a drain electrode disposed on the carbon nanotube network.
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The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA) LBNL
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Patent File Date: 2013 Oct 28
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Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
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United States

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