The electrical and physical properties of pure single-walled carbon nanotube thin films deposited through a layer-by-layer-self-assembly process are discussed. The film thickness was proportional to the number of dipping cycles. The film resistivity was estimated as 2.19×103Ωcm after thermal treatment processes were performed. The estimated specific contact resistance to gold electrodes was 6.33×109Ωm2 from contact chain measurements. The fabricated three-terminal microelectromechanical switch using these films functioned as a beam for multiple switching cycles with a 4.5 V pull-in voltage. This switch is believed to be a promising device for low power digital logic applications.

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