Special Issue "The Research and Application of Graphene Phototransducer"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 December 2020.
Interests: micro/nano mechanics; micro/nano photonics; micro/nano manufacturing; 2D materials; nanomaterials; laser-induced graphene; structured 2D materials; nano bio sensors; opto-electronics; flexible electronics & opto-electronics; plasmonics; opto-fluidics; microfluidics
Interests: Two-dimensional materials; Materials theory; Materials modeling; Quantum materials; Defects in semiconductors; Light-matter interactions
Interests: Nanoplasmonics; nanolasers; nanowires; infrared photonics; graphene plasmonics
Phototransducers convert light into electrical signals, and are widely used for various applications including biomedical imaging, optical communications, military (e.g., night vision and security), remote and environmental sensing, etc. Two-dimensional materials such as graphene and transition metal dichalcogenide monolayers (TMDs) have emerged as optical functional materials, which are used as photosensitive materials to develop photodetectors. Especially, graphene has been a center of research due to its extraordinary material properties including broadband light absorption, high mobility, electrostatic tunability, transparency, as well as mechanical strength and flexibility. 2D materials including graphene and various TMDs (e.g., MoS2) allow for wafer-scale production, low cost, and large-scale integration. 2D materials and their hybrid systems (e.g., heterostructures of bilayered 2D materials) offer broadband and ultrafast response from ultraviolet, visible, infrared, and terahertz frequency ranges. Moreover, phototransducers based on 2D hybrid systems combined with other material platforms such as plasmonic nanoparticles and structures, perovskites, quantum dots, and other nanomaterials enable ultrasensitive light detection with broadband capability. This Special Issue will focus on the current state-of-the-art research and applications of photodetectors based on graphene and graphene-related materials (e.g., reduced graphene oxides) as well as hybrid systems realized by the combination of different 2D materials or of 2D materials and other materials including plasmonic nanoparticles and structures, perovskites, quantum dots, organic materials, and other nanomaterials.
Dr. Pilgyu Kang
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- two-dimensional (2D) materials
- 2D transition metal dichalcogenide monolayers (TMDs)
- plasmonic nanoparticles and structures
- quantum dots