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Materials 2010, 3(1), 401-433; doi:10.3390/ma3010401
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Synthetic Fabrication of Nanoscale MoS2-Based Transition Metal Sulfides

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1 College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, China University of Petroleum, Dongying, Shandong 257061, China 2 College of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310014, China 3 Department of Applied Physics, The Hongkong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hongkong, China
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 9 December 2009 / Accepted: 12 January 2010 / Published: 12 January 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Composite Materials)
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Abstract

Transition metal sulfides are scientifically and technologically important materials. This review summarizes recent progress on the synthetic fabrication of transition metal sulfides nanocrystals with controlled shape, size, and surface functionality. Special attention is paid to the case of MoS2 nanoparticles, where organic (surfactant, polymer), inorganic (support, promoter, doping) compounds and intercalation chemistry are applied.
Keywords: transition metal sulfide; molybdenum sulfide; fabrication; surfactant; polymer; support; promotion; doping; intercalation transition metal sulfide; molybdenum sulfide; fabrication; surfactant; polymer; support; promotion; doping; intercalation
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Wang, S.; An, C.; Yuan, J. Synthetic Fabrication of Nanoscale MoS2-Based Transition Metal Sulfides. Materials 2010, 3, 401-433.

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