Tandon in the News
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.