Growth of two-dimensional rhenium disulfide (ReS2) nanosheets with a few layers at low temperature

Saeah Kim, Hak Ki Yu, Seokhyun Yoon, Nam Suk Lee, Myung Hwa Kim

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Abstract

We present an efficient growth process of rhenium disulfide (ReS2) nanosheets with a few layers at relatively low temperature under ambient pressure. Highly single-crystalline two-dimensional ReS2 nanostructures are obtained from a direct chemical reaction between rhenium atoms (Re) originating from the decomposition of ReCl3 and sulfur atoms (S) on a SiO2 substrate under helium (He) gas flow at 450 °C. The synthetic approach for the ReS2 nanosheets exhibits several favorable features: it is simple, cost-effective, and versatile for the development of new functional platforms toward highly single-crystalline 2D layered materials.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5341-5345
Number of pages5
JournalCrystEngComm
Volume19
Issue number36
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017

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Funding Information:
This work was financially supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF), funded by the Korean Government (2016R1D1A1B03934962 for MHK).

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© 2017 The Royal Society of Chemistry.

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