Carbon nanotube-based electronic devices

Carbon nanotube-based devices that can be used to meet the growing miniaturization and performance needs of electronic systems, are provided. In particular, a transmission line and inductor that include nanotube bundles is disclosed. In a further embodiment a method for isolating nanotubes with proteins is disclosed. In another embodiment a nanoswitch using nanotubes is disclosed. In a final embodiment a low loss, high permeability material is disclosed that includes a conductive coil and a set of nanotube toroids.

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Patent #: 8013247 Issue Date: September 6, 2011