Defect Engineering of Two‐Dimensional Molybdenum Disulfide

  title={Defect Engineering of Two‐Dimensional Molybdenum Disulfide},
  author={Xin Chen and Peter Denninger and Tanja Stimpel‐Lindner and Erdmann Spiecker and Georg S. Duesberg and Claudia Backes and Kathrin C. Knirsch and Andreas Hirsch},
  journal={Chemistry (Weinheim an Der Bergstrasse, Germany)},
  pages={6535 - 6544}
Abstract Two‐dimensional (2D) molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) holds great promise in electronic and optoelectronic applications owing to its unique structure and intriguing properties. The intrinsic defects such as sulfur vacancies (SVs) of MoS2 nanosheets are found to be detrimental to the device efficiency. To mitigate this problem, functionalization of 2D MoS2 using thiols has emerged as one of the key strategies for engineering defects. Herein, we demonstrate an approach to controllably… 
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