Two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenide (TMD) nanosheets
Guest editors Manish Chhowalla, Zhongfan Liu and Hua Zhang introduce the Two-dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenide (TMD) Nanosheets issue of Chemical Society Reviews
Two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides as atomically thin semiconductors: opportunities and challenges
The recent progress, opportunities and challenges in exploring two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides as atomically thin semiconductors are reviewed, including the material synthesis and novel device concepts.
Electronic transport properties of transition metal dichalcogenide field-effect devices: surface and interface effects
We review the state-of-the-art electronic properties of atomically thin TMD FETs with a focus on surface and interface effects.
Phase engineering of transition metal dichalcogenides
The co-existence of 2H, 1T and 1T′ phases in monolayered TMDs.
Phonon and Raman scattering of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides from monolayer, multilayer to bulk material
This review focuses on the basic properties and potential applications of Raman spectroscopy of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides from monolayer, multilayer to bulk materials.
Two-dimensional graphene analogues for biomedical applications
In this critical review, we summarize the state-of-the-art progress of two-dimensional graphene analogues with a particular focus on biomedical applications.
Physical and chemical tuning of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides
This review summaries the tunable properties of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides through a variety of tuning methods.
Electronic structures and theoretical modelling of two-dimensional group-VIB transition metal dichalcogenides
Two-dimensional group-VIB transition metal dichalcogenides have extraordinary properties originating from their complex electronic structures.
Recent advances in controlled synthesis of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides via vapour deposition techniques
This review describes recent progress in the synthesis of transition metal dichalcogenides via vapour deposition methods with the control of the layer number and band gap energy.
Semiconducting black phosphorus: synthesis, transport properties and electronic applications
Phosphorus is one of the most abundant elements preserved in earth, and it comprises a fraction of ∼0.1% of the earth crust.
Two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenide nanosheet-based composites
This review summarizes and discusses the synthetic strategies, properties and applications of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenide nanosheet-based composites, with emphasis on those new appealing structures, properties and functions.
An optical spectroscopic study on two-dimensional group-VI transition metal dichalcogenides
The ultimate goal of making atomically thin electronic devices stimulates intensive research on layered materials, in particular the group-VI transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs).
Non-volatile resistive memory devices based on solution-processed ultrathin two-dimensional nanomaterials
This tutorial review summarizes the recent progress in the rational design and preparation of solution-processed ultrathin 2D nanomaterials for non-volatile resistive memory devices.
The electronic structure calculations of two-dimensional transition-metal dichalcogenides in the presence of external electric and magnetic fields
Transition-metal dichalcogenides TX2 (T = W, Mo; X = S, Se, Te) are layered materials that are available in ultrathin forms such as mono-, bi- and multilayers, which are commonly known as two-dimensional materials.
Chemical vapour deposition of group-VIB metal dichalcogenide monolayers: engineered substrates from amorphous to single crystalline
This review focuses on the CVD growth of monolayer MX2 with engineered morphologies on diverse substrates.
Atomically-thin two-dimensional sheets for understanding active sites in catalysis
Atomically-thin two-dimensional sheets can serve as an ideal model to disclose the role of active sites in catalysis.
About this collection
The past few years have seen spectacular progress in two-dimensional (2D) materials, from fundamental studies to the development of next generation of technologies. We are pleased to present a themed issue of Chemical Society Reviews which will highlight the most recent progress in the field of 2D transition metal dichalcogenide (TMD) nanosheets. The guest editors are Hua Zhang, Manish Chhowalla and Zhongfan Liu. New articles will be added to this collection as they are published.