The Effect of Twin Grain Boundary Tuned by Temperature on the Electrical Transport Properties of Monolayer MoS2
AbstractTheoretical calculation and experimental measurement have shown that twin grain boundary (GB) of molybdenum disulphide (MoS2) exhibits extraordinary effects on transport properties. Precise transport measurements need to verify the transport mechanism of twin GB in MoS2. Here, monolayer molybdenum disulphide with a twin grain boundary was grown in our developed low-pressure chemical vapor deposition (CVD) system, and we investigated how the twin GB affects the electrical transport properties of MoS2 by temperature-dependent transport studies. At low temperature, the twin GB can increase the in-plane electrical conductivity of MoS2 and the transport exhibits variable-range hopping (VRH), while at high temperature, the twin GB impedes the electrical transport of MoS2 and the transport exhibits nearest-neighbor hopping (NNH). Our results elucidate carrier transport mechanism of twin GB and give an important indication of twin GB in tailoring the electronic properties of MoS2 for its applications in next-generation electronics and optoelectronic devices. View Full-Text
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Du, L.; Yu, H.; Xie, L.; Wu, S.; Wang, S.; Lu, X.; Liao, M.; Meng, J.; Zhao, J.; Zhang, J.; Zhu, J.; Chen, P.; Wang, G.; Yang, R.; Shi, D.; Zhang, G. The Effect of Twin Grain Boundary Tuned by Temperature on the Electrical Transport Properties of Monolayer MoS2. Crystals 2016, 6, 115.
Du L, Yu H, Xie L, Wu S, Wang S, Lu X, Liao M, Meng J, Zhao J, Zhang J, Zhu J, Chen P, Wang G, Yang R, Shi D, Zhang G. The Effect of Twin Grain Boundary Tuned by Temperature on the Electrical Transport Properties of Monolayer MoS2. Crystals. 2016; 6(9):115.Chicago/Turabian Style
Du, Luojun; Yu, Hua; Xie, Li; Wu, Shuang; Wang, Shuopei; Lu, Xiaobo; Liao, Mengzhou; Meng, Jianling; Zhao, Jing; Zhang, Jing; Zhu, Jianqi; Chen, Peng; Wang, Guole; Yang, Rong; Shi, Dongxia; Zhang, Guangyu. 2016. "The Effect of Twin Grain Boundary Tuned by Temperature on the Electrical Transport Properties of Monolayer MoS2." Crystals 6, no. 9: 115.
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