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Materials 2017, 10(12), 1418; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma10121418

Molybdenum Dichalcogenides for Environmental Chemical Sensing

Sensor Laboratory, Department of Information Engineering (DII), Università degli Studi di Brescia, Via Valotti 7, 25123 Brescia, Italy
Received: 17 November 2017 / Revised: 4 December 2017 / Accepted: 5 December 2017 / Published: 12 December 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ultrathin Two-dimensional (2D) Nanomaterials)
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2D transition metal dichalcogenides are attracting a strong interest following the popularity of graphene and other carbon-based materials. In the field of chemical sensors, they offer some interesting features that could potentially overcome the limitation of graphene and metal oxides, such as the possibility of operating at room temperature. Molybdenum-based dichalcogenides in particular are among the most studied materials, thanks to their facile preparation techniques and promising performances. The present review summarizes the advances in the exploitation of these MoX2 materials as chemical sensors for the detection of typical environmental pollutants, such as NO2, NH3, CO and volatile organic compounds. View Full-Text
Keywords: transition metal dichalcogenides; chemical sensors; air quality; molybdenum dichalcogenides; molybdenum sulfide transition metal dichalcogenides; chemical sensors; air quality; molybdenum dichalcogenides; molybdenum sulfide
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