Special Issue "Advanced Functional Low-dimensional Materials and Their Applications"
A special issue of ChemEngineering (ISSN 2305-7084).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (4 May 2020) | Viewed by 6400
Interests: carbon nanotubes and related materials; and their applications in smart coatings; nanoenergetics; nanocomposites; sensors; hydrogen storage; biofuel cells and solar cells
Interests: 2-D materials; device integration; electronic materials; energy; hydrogen production; magnetic fields and applications; optoelectronics; semiconductors; solar cells; thermoelectrics; 3-D printing
Since the discovery of carbon nanotubes in 1991, there has been renewed and increasing interest in various forms of carbon. While graphene has drawn the attention of the materials science community, other two-dimensional (2D) materials, such as bismuthene, germanene, phosphorene, silicene, stanene and the transition metal dichalcogenide (TMDCs – MX2, M = Mo, W etc., X = S, Se, Te) monolayers have arisen as a new class of materials with unique properties at the monolayer thickness. Their electrical, electronic and optical properties are of significant importance for a variety of applications in optoelectronics, such as light emitters, detectors, and photovoltaic devices. These materials have also opened new areas of application, such as serving as topological insulators, and will, therefore, be the focus of this Special Issue. Additionally, a few reviews dealing with related one-dimensional functional carbon, boron or silicon nanotubes/nanowires and their applications will also be considered to provide a wider perspective to the field of low-dimensional materials.
Prof. Dr. Zafar Iqbal
Prof. Dr. N.M. Ravindra Nuggehalli
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- 2D metal dicalcogenides
- One-dimensional functional nanomaterials