Highest Performing Tungsten Disulfide Yet Brings Flexible 2D Circuits Closer

Layered two-dimensional (3D) transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs)-like tungsten disulfide or molybdenum disulfide- are attractive for electronics applications because you can manipulate their band gap simply by adjusting the number of layers used. 

But there's a catch: it's tricky to develop a processes that will lead to large-area synthesis of device quality TMDs. Now researchers at New York University's (NYU) Tandon School of Engineering  may have taken a big step toward closing down this issue with a new manufacturing process for tungsten disulfide that resulted in highest quality ever reported for the material.

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