Physical vapor deposition of amorphous MoS2 nanosheet arrays on carbon cloth for highly reproducible large-area electrocatalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction

  title={Physical vapor deposition of amorphous MoS2 nanosheet arrays on carbon cloth for highly reproducible large-area electrocatalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction},
  author={X. Zhang and Yun Zhang and Bin-Bin Yu and Xing Yin and Wen-Jie Jiang and Yan Jiang and Jin-Song Hu and L. Wan},
  journal={Journal of Materials Chemistry},
Molybdenum sulfide materials have been shown to be promising non-precious metal catalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER). This work reports a facile and scalable preparation method for amorphous MoS2 nanosheet arrays directly deposited on carbon cloth (a-MoS2 NA/CC) using a highly reproducible physical vapor deposition (PVD) approach. As a result of the three-dimensional nanostructure of the catalyst, the amorphous nature and the abundant exposed edge sites of MoS2, the a-MoS2 NA/CC… Expand
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