Synthesis and Properties of Two Dimensional Doped Transition Metal Dichalcogenides

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Applied Microscopy, ISSN: 2287-5123, Vol: 47, Issue: 1, Page: 19-28

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Yoon, Aram; Lee, Zonghoon
Korean Society of Electron Microscopy; 한국현미경학회
Two-dimensional materials; Transition metal dichalcogenides; Doping; Chemical vapor transport; Chemical doping
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Since graphene was discovered in 2004, two-dimensional (2D) materials have been actively studied. Especially, 2D transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs), such as MoS2 and WS2, have been the subject of significant research because of their exceptional optical, electrical, magnetic, catalytic, and morphological properties. Therefore, these materials are expected to be used in a variety of applications. Furthermore, tuning the properties of TMDs is essential to improve their performance and expand their applications. This review classifies the various doping methods of 2D TMDs, and it summarizes how the dopants interact with the materials and how the performance of the materials improves depending on the synthesis methods and the species of the dopants.