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An ultrathin organic insulator for metal-insulator-metal diodes

Etor, David; Dodd, Linzi; Wood, David; Balocco, Claudio

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David Etor

Linzi Dodd

David Wood


The design and fabrication metal-insulator-metal (MIM) diodes using an ultrathin organic insulator are presented. The insulating layer was found to be compact, highly conformal, and uniform, effectively overcoming the main design challenge in MIM diodes. The diodes have strong nonlinear current-voltage characteristics with a typical zero-bias curvature coefficient of 5.4 V-1 and a voltage responsivity of 1.9 kV/W at a frequency of 1 GHz. The fabrication of the diodes only requires only low-temperature processing, which is cost effective, and can potentially be ported to large-area roll-to-roll manufacturing.


Etor, D., Dodd, L., Wood, D., & Balocco, C. (2016). An ultrathin organic insulator for metal-insulator-metal diodes. IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 63(7), 2887-2891.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date May 12, 2016
Online Publication Date Jun 20, 2016
Publication Date Jul 1, 2016
Deposit Date Jun 15, 2016
Publicly Available Date Jun 15, 2016
Journal IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices
Print ISSN 0018-9383
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 63
Issue 7
Pages 2887-2891


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