Jump to main content
Jump to site search
PLANNED MAINTENANCE Close the message box

Scheduled maintenance work on Wednesday 21st October 2020 from 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM (BST).

During this time our website performance may be temporarily affected. We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause and thank you for your patience.


Issue 9, 2015
Previous Article Next Article

Two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenide nanosheet-based composites

Author affiliations

Abstract

Ultrathin two-dimensional (2D) nanosheets of layered transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs), such as MoS2, TiS2, TaS2, WS2, MoSe2, WSe2, etc., are emerging as a class of key materials in chemistry and electronics due to their intriguing chemical and electronic properties. The ability to prepare these TMD nanosheets in high yield and large scale via various methods has led to increasing studies on their hybridization with other materials to create novel functional composites, aiming to engineer their chemical, physical and electronic properties and thus achieve good performance for some specific applications. In this critical review, we will introduce the recent progress in hybrid nanoarchitectures based on 2D TMD nanosheets. Their synthetic strategies, properties and applications are systematically summarized and discussed, with emphasis on those new appealing structures, properties and functions. In addition, we will also give some perspectives on the challenges and opportunities in this promising research area.

Graphical abstract: Two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenide nanosheet-based composites

Back to tab navigation

Article information


Submitted
21 mai 2014
First published
08 okt 2014

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015,44, 2713-2731
Article type
Review Article

Two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenide nanosheet-based composites

C. Tan and H. Zhang, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44, 2713
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00182F

Social activity

Search articles by author

Spotlight

Advertisements