A Brief Review on Single Electron Transistor

Nayan Kumar Naware, Priyanka Wania


Recent research in SET gives new ideas which are going to revolutionize the random access memory and digital data storage technologies. The goal of this paper is to discuss about the basic physics and applications of nano electronic device ‘Single electron transistor [SET]’ which is capable of controlling the transport of only one electron. Single-electron transistor (SET) is a key element of current research area of nanotechnology which can offer low power consumption and high operating speed. The single electron transistor is a new type of switching device that uses controlled electron tunnelling to amplify current.

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