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A microscopic understanding of the growth mechanism of two-dimensional materials is of particular importance for controllable synthesis of functional nanostructures. Because of the lack of direct and insightful observations, how to control the orientation and the size of two-dimensional material grains is still under debate. Here we discern distinct(More)
Two-dimensional MoS2 is a promising material for future nanoelectronics and optoelectronics. It has remained a great challenge to grow large-size crystalline and high surface coverage monolayer MoS2. In this work, we investigate the controllable growth of monolayer MoS2 evolving from triangular flakes to continuous thin films by optimizing the concentration(More)
MoS2 and other atomic-level thick layered materials have been shown to have a high potential for outperforming Si transistors at the scaling limit. In this work, we demonstrate a MoS2 transistor with a low voltage and high ON/OFF ratio. A record small equivalent oxide thickness of ∼1.1 nm has been obtained by using ultra high-k gate dielectric(More)
Dimensionality reduction of high-dimensional data for visualization has recently been formalized as an information retrieval task where original neighbors of data points are retrieved from the low-dimensional display, and the visualization is optimized to maximize flexible tradeoffs between precision and recall of the retrieval, avoiding misses and false(More)
Platinum disulfide (PtS2 ), a new member of the group-10 transition-metal dichalcogenides, is studied experimentally and theoretically. The indirect bandgap of PtS2 can be drastically tuned from 1.6 eV (monolayer) to 0.25 eV (bulk counterpart), and the interlayer mechanical coupling is almost isotropic. It can be explained by strongly interlayer interaction(More)
Fig. S1 SEM pictures of the transferred MoS 2 flakes on the PZT substrate. (a) Some triangular MoS 2 flakes are merged during the growth. (b)A typical device with Au/Ti electrodes on a MoS 2 flake. We have fabricated PZT gated MoS 2 transistors with different channel dimensions and presented the transfer characteristics of several devices as following: a)(More)
Molybdenum disulfide (MoS₂) as a promising 2D material has attracted extensive attentions due to its unique physical, optical and electrical properties. In this work, we demonstrate an infrared (IR) light gated MoS₂ transistor through a device composed of MoS₂ monolayer and a ferroelectric single crystal Pb(Mg(1/3)Nb(2/3))O₃-PbTiO₃ (PMN-PT). With a(More)
Bundling of graph edges (node-to-node connections) is a common technique to enhance visibility of overall trends in the edge structure of a large graph layout, and a large variety of bundling algorithms have been proposed. However, with strong bundling, it becomes hard to identify origins and destinations of individual edges. We propose a solution: we(More)
Visualization is crucial in the first steps of data analysis. In visual data exploration with scatter plots, no single plot is sufficient to analyze complicated high-dimensional data sets. Given numerous visualizations created with different features or methods, meta-visualization is needed to analyze the visualizations together. We solve how to arrange(More)