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Title: Electronic interconnects and devices with topological surface states and methods for fabricating same

An interconnect is disclosed with enhanced immunity of electrical conductivity to defects. The interconnect includes a material with charge carriers having topological surface states. Also disclosed is a method for fabricating such interconnects. Also disclosed is an integrated circuit including such interconnects. Also disclosed is a gated electronic device including a material with charge carriers having topological surface states.
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Patent File Date: 2015 Oct 21
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The Trustees of Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (United States)
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United States

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