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Recent Advances in the Solution-Based Preparation of Two-Dimensional Layered Transition Metal Chalcogenide Nanostructures

Author:
Han, Jae Hyo, Kwak, Minkyoung, Kim, Youngsoo, Cheon, Jinwoo
Source:
Chemical reviews 2018 v.118 no.13 pp. 6151-6188
ISSN:
1520-6890
Subject:
nanosheets, solvents, sonication
Abstract:
The precise control in size/thickness, composition, crystal phases, doping, defects, and surface properties of two-dimensional (2D) layered transition metal chalcogenide (TMC) is important for the investigation of interwoven relationship between structures, functions, and practical applications. Of the multiple synthetic routes, solution-based top-down and bottom-up chemical methods have been uniquely important for their potential to control the size and composition at the molecular level in addition to their scalability, competitive production cost, and solution processability. Here, we introduce an overview of the recent advances in the solution-based preparation routes of 2D layered TMC nanostructures along with important scientific developments.
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6028654