Defect-induced conductivity anisotropy in MoS2monolayers

  title={Defect-induced conductivity anisotropy in MoS2monolayers},
  author={Mahdi Ghorbani-Asl and Andrey N. Enyashin and Agnisezka Kuc and Gotthard Seifert and Thomas Heine},
  journal={Physical Review B},
Various types of defects in MoS2 monolayers and their influence on the electronic structure and transport properties have been studied using the Density-Functional based Tight-Binding method in conjunction with the Green's Function approach. Intrinsic defects in MoS2 monolayers significantly affect their electronic properties. Even at low concentration they considerably alter the quantum conductance. While the electron transport is practically isotropic in pristine MoS2, strong anisotropy is… 

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