2D Materials for Electronics, Sensors and Devices

2D Materials for Electronics, Sensors and Devices

Synthesis, Characterization, Fabrication and Application

1st Edition - September 14, 2022

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  • Editor: Saptarshi Das
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128215050
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128215081

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2D Materials for Electronics, Sensors and Devices: Synthesis, Characterization, Fabrication and Application provides an overview of various top-down and bottom-up synthesis techniques, along with stitching, stacking and stoichiometric control methods for different 2D materials and their heterostructures. The book focuses on the widespread applications of various 2D materials in high-performance and low-power sensors, field effect devices, flexible electronics, straintronics, spintronics, brain-inspired electronics, energy harvesting and energy storage devices. This is an important reference for materials scientists and engineers looking to gain a greater understanding on how 2D materials are being used to create a range of low cost, sustainable products and devices.

Key Features

  • Discusses the major synthesis and preparation methods of a range of emerging 2D electronic materials
  • Provides state-of–the-art information on the most recent advances, including theoretical and experimental studies and new applications
  • Discusses the major challenges of the mass application of 2D materials in industry


Materials Scientists and Engineers in academia and R&D

Table of Contents

  • Cover Image
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Table of Contents
  • Contributors
  • Chapter 1 Scalable synthesis of 2D materials
  • 1.1 Introduction
  • 1.2 Large-area graphene synthesis
  • 1.3 Large-area transition metal dichalcogenide synthesis
  • 1.4 Large-area hexagonal boron nitride synthesis
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgement
  • References
  • Chapter 2 Synthesis of 2D heterostructures
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Direct synthesis methods for 2D heterostructures
  • 2.3 Synthesis of multijunction heterostructures
  • 2.4 Vertical heterostructure
  • 2.5 Phase engineering in lateral heterostructures
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 3 Characterization of 2D transition metal dichalcogenides
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Raman spectroscopy of 2D materials
  • 3.3 Raman scattering in TMDs
  • 3.4 Photoluminescence spectroscopy
  • 3.5 PL in 2D TMDs
  • 3.6 Atomic force microscopy and Kelvin probe force microscopy
  • 3.7 Transmission electron microscope
  • 3.8 X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
  • 3.9 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 4 2D heterostructures for advanced logic and memory devices
  • 4.1 Background
  • 4.2 Tunable junction diodes and tunneling transistors
  • 4.3 Transistor memories and memristive devices
  • 4.4 Conclusions and outlook
  • References
  • Chapter 5 2D materials for flexible electronics
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 Fabrication techniques
  • 5.3 Flexible devices for various applications
  • 5.4 Conclusions and future outlook
  • References
  • Chapter 6 2D materials for optoelectronics
  • 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Background and overview
  • 6.3 Devices and applications
  • 6.4 New application horizons
  • 6.5 Conclusions
  • References
  • Chapter 7 2D materials for neuromorphic devices
  • 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 2D synapses: two-terminal memristor
  • 7.3 Two-dimensional synapses: three-terminal transistor
  • 7.4 2D Materials vdW heterostructures
  • 7.5 Conclusions and outlook
  • References
  • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 298
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: September 14, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128215050
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128215081

About the Editor

Saptarshi Das

Dr. Das received his B.Eng. degree (2007) in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jadavpur University, India, and Ph.D. degree (2013) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University. He was a Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2013-2015) and Assistant Research Scientist (2015-2016) at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL). Dr. Das joined the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM) at Penn State University in January 2016. Dr. Das was the recipient of Young Investigator Award from United States Air Force Office of Scientific Research in 2017 and National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award in 2021. Das Research Group at Penn State leads a new multidisciplinary area of science, namely biomimetic sensing, neuromorphic computing, and hardware security inspired by natural designs found in the animal world that allow evolutionary success in resource-constrained environments.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Engineering Science and Mechanics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, USA

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