Synthesis of Mo4VAlC4 MAX Phase and Two-Dimensional Mo4VC4 MXene with 5 Atomic Layers of Transition Metals.

  title={Synthesis of Mo4VAlC4 MAX Phase and Two-Dimensional Mo4VC4 MXene with 5 Atomic Layers of Transition Metals.},
  author={Grayson Deysher and Christopher Eugene Shuck and Kanit Hantanasirisakul and Nathan C Frey and Alexandre C. Foucher and Kathleen Maleski and Asia Sarycheva and Vivek B. Shenoy and Eric A. Stach and Babak Anasori and Yury Gogotsi},
  journal={ACS nano},
MXenes are a family of two-dimensional (2D) transition metal carbides, nitrides, and carbonitrides with a general formula of Mn+1XnTx, in which two, three, or four atomic layers of a transition metal (M: Ti, Nb, V, Cr, Mo, Ta, etc.) are interleaved with layers of C and/or N (shown as X), and Tx represents surface termination groups such as -OH, =O and -F. Here, we report the scalable synthesis and characterization of a MXene with 5 atomic layers of transition metals (Mo4VC4Tx), by synthesizing… 

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