Production of Quasi-2D Platelets of Non-Layered Iron Pyrite (FeS2) by Liquid-Phase Exfoliation for High Performance Battery Electrodes.

  title={Production of Quasi-2D Platelets of Non-Layered Iron Pyrite (FeS2) by Liquid-Phase Exfoliation for High Performance Battery Electrodes.},
  author={Harneet Kaur and Ruiyuan Tian and Ahin Roy and Mark McCrystall and Dominik Valter Horvath and Guillermo Lozano Onrubia and Ross Smith and Manuel G. Ruether and Aideen Griffin and Claudia Backes and Valeria Nicolosi and Jonathan N. Coleman},
  journal={ACS nano},
Over the last fifteen years, two-dimensional (2D) materials have been studied and exploited for many applications. In many cases, 2D materials are formed by the exfoliation of layered crystals such as transition-metal disulphides. However, it has recently become clear that it is possible to exfoliate non-layered materials so long as they have a non-isotropic bonding arrangement. Here, we report the synthesis of 2D-platelets from the earth-abundant, non-layered metal sulfide, iron pyrite (FeS2… 
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