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Title: Synthesis of High‐Performance Monolayer Molybdenum Disulfide at Low Temperature

The large‐area synthesis of high‐quality MoS2plays an important role in realizing industrial applications of optoelectronics, nanoelectronics, and flexible devices. However, current techniques for chemical vapor deposition (CVD)‐grown MoS2require a high synthetic temperature and a transfer process, which limits its utilization in device fabrications. Here, the direct synthesis of high‐quality monolayer MoS2with the domain size up to 120 µm by metal‐organic CVD (MOCVD) at a temperature of 320 °C is reported. Owing to the low‐substrate temperature, the MOCVD‐grown MoS2exhibits low impurity doping and nearly unstrained properties on the growth substrate, demonstrating enhanced electronic performance with high electron mobility of 68.3 cm2V−1s−1at room temperature. In addition, by tuning the precursor ratio, a better understanding of the MoS2growth process via a geometric model of the MoS2flake shape, is developed, which can provide further guidance for the synthesis of 2D materials.

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Publisher / Repository:
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Date Published:
Journal Name:
Small Methods
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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