MoS2, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3319028502
  • ISBN-13: 9783319028507
  • DDC: 620.18934
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 291 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This book reviews the structure and electronic, magnetic, and other properties of various MoS2 (Molybdenum disulfide) nanostructures, with coverage of synthesis, Valley polarization, spin physics, and other topics. MoS2 is an important, graphene-like layered nano-material that substantially extends the range of possible nanostructures and devices for nanofabrication. These materials have been widely researched in recent years, and have become an attractive topic for applications such as catalytic materials and devices based on field-effect transistors (FETs) and semiconductors.Chapters from leading scientists worldwide create a bridge between MoS2 nanomaterials and fundamental physics in order to stimulate readers' interest in the potential of these novel materials for device applications. Since MoS2 nanostructures are expected to be increasingly important for future developments in energy and other electronic device applications, this book can be recommended for Physics and Materials Science and Engineering departments and as reference for researchers in the field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Progress on the Theoretical Study of Two-Dimensional MoS2 Monolayer and Nanoribbon.
2: Electronic Structure of Exfoliated MoS2.
3: Tunable Electronic and Dielectric Properties of Molybdenum Disulfide.
4: Ab Initio Study on MoS2 and Its Family: Chemical Trend, Band Alignment, Alloying, and Gap Modulation.
5: MoS2: A First-Principles Perspective.
6: Mechanical Properties and Electric Field Screening of Atomically Thin MoS2 Crystals.
7: Insights into Vibrational and Electronic Properties of MoS2 Using Raman, Photoluminescence, and Transport Studies.
8: Optical Characterization, Low-Temperature Photoluminescence, and Photocarrier Dynamics in MoS2.
9: The Application of Nanostructure MoS2 Materials in Energy Storage and Conversion.
10: Valley Polarization in Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides by Optical Pumping.