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Title: Benchmarking monolayer MoS2 and WS2 field-effect transistors

Here we benchmark device-to-device variation in field-effect transistors (FETs) based on monolayer MoS2and WS2films grown using metal-organic chemical vapor deposition process. Our study involves 230 MoS2FETs and 160 WS2FETs with channel lengths ranging from 5 μm down to 100 nm. We use statistical measures to evaluate key FET performance indicators for benchmarking these two-dimensional (2D) transition metal dichalcogenide (TMD) monolayers against existing literature as well as ultra-thin body Si FETs. Our results show consistent performance of 2D FETs across 1 × 1 cm2chips owing to high quality and uniform growth of these TMDs followed by clean transfer onto device substrates. We are able to demonstrate record high carrier mobility of 33 cm2 V−1 s−1in WS2FETs, which is a 1.5X improvement compared to the best reported in the literature. Our experimental demonstrations confirm the technological viability of 2D FETs in future integrated circuits.

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Nature Communications
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National Science Foundation
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