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Graphene-type sheets of Nb1−xWxS2: synthesis and in situ functionalization

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Enlightened by the discovery of graphenes, a variety of inorganic analogues have been synthesized and characterized in recent years. Solvated Nb1−xWxS2 analogues of graphene-type sheets were prepared by lithiation and exfoliation of multistacked Nb1−xWxS2 coin roll nanowires (CRNWs), followed by in situ functionalization with gold nanoparticles to synthesize gold-loaded Nb1−xWxS2/Au nanocomposites. The Nb1−xWxS2 nanosheets and the corresponding Nb1−xWxS2/Au nanocomposites were characterized by high resolution electron microscopy (HRTEM), energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX), scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM), dynamic light scattering (DLS) and scanning force microscopy (AFM). The graphene-type sheets are stable in water and other solvents and can be functionalized similarly as chalcogen-terminated surfaces (e.g. with Au nanoparticles).

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The article was received on 29 Sep 2012, accepted on 22 Jan 2013 and first published on 23 Jan 2013


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C3DT32294G
Dalton Trans., 2013,42, 5292-5297

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    Graphene-type sheets of Nb1−xWxS2: synthesis and in situ functionalization

    F. Hoshyargar, J. K. Sahoo, M. N. Tahir, A. Yella, M. Dietzsch, F. Natalio, R. Branscheid, U. Kolb, M. Panthöfer and W. Tremel, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 5292
    DOI: 10.1039/C3DT32294G

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