Development of nano-materials and processes for microsystem integration, including the synthesis and processing of carbon nanotubes, carbon nanofibers, nano wires, graphene and related 2D materials for thermal management and interconnect applications.
Focus of future research:
- Development of graphene-CNT hybrids as novel thermal interface materials
- Development of CNT enhanced graphene materials for interconnect applications in electronics
- Development of 2D metal dichalcogenides and their heterostructures for electronics applications
Highlights of previous research:
Developed a novel covalent bonded graphene-CNT hybrid based thermal interface material
S. Sun, M. Samani, L. Ye, K. Jeppson, T. Nilsson, Y. Fu, J. Liu,
"Covalent bonding improved thermal transport at graphene-CNT interfaces",
submitted to Advanced Materials Interfaces
Developed a novel 3D graphene-CNT hybrid for interconnect applications
Y. Fu, B. Carlberg, L. Niklas, et al.,
"Templated growth of covalently bonded three-dimensional carbon nanotube networks originated from graphene"
Advanced Materials, 24, 1576, 2012