2D Materials for Photonic and Optoelectronic Applications

2D Materials for Photonic and Optoelectronic Applications

1st Edition - October 16, 2019

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  • Editors: Qiaoliang Bao, Hui Ying Hoh
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780081026373
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128154359

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2D Materials for Photonic and Optoelectronic Applications introduces readers to two-dimensional materials and their properties (optical, electronic, spin and plasmonic), various methods of synthesis, and possible applications, with a strong focus on novel findings and technological challenges. The two-dimensional materials reviewed include hexagonal boron nitride, silicene, germanene, topological insulators, transition metal dichalcogenides, black phosphorous and other novel materials. This book will be ideal for students and researchers in materials science, photonics, electronics, nanotechnology and condensed matter physics and chemistry, providing background for both junior investigators and timely reviews for seasoned researchers.

Key Features

  • Provides an in-depth look at boron nitride, silicene, germanene, topological insulators, transition metal dichalcogenides, and more
  • Reviews key applications for photonics and optoelectronics, including photodetectors, optical signal processing, light-emitting diodes and photovoltaics
  • Addresses key technological challenges for the realization of optoelectronic applications and comments on future solutions


Materials Science Researchers and Engineers, nanomaterials and nanotechnology community, Physicists, academia and R&D, graduate students

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction
    Hui Ying Hoh and Qiaoliang Bao

    Chapter 2 - Optical modulators based on 2D materials
    Jianji Dong and Xinliang Zhang

    Chapter 3 - 2D Materials for laser applications
    Xinxin Jin and Meng Zhang

    Chapter 4 - Infrared photodetectors
    Peng Wang, Qiaoliang Bao and Weida Hu

    Chapter 5 - Two-dimensional materials toward future photovoltaic devices
    Lin Wang and Kah-Wee Ang

    Chapter 6 - Black phosphorus: Light-matter interactions and potential applications
    Jiong Yang and Yuerui Lu

    Chapter 7 - Light-emitting devices
    Qasim Khan, Sayed Ali Khan and Qiaoliang Bao

    Chapter 8 - Flexible and stretchable inorganic electronics: Conductive materials, fabrication strategy, and applicable devices
    Ge Shi, Sean E. Lowe, ... Huijun Zhao

    Chapter 9 - 2D materials for bio-photonic applications
    Hui Ying Hoh, Bannur Nanjunda Shivananju, ... Qiaoliang Bao

    Chapter 10 - Valleytronics in 2D semiconductors
    John Schaibley

    Chapter 11 - Perspective
    Hui Ying Hoh, Han Zhang and Qiaoliang Bao

Product details

  • No. of pages: 336
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2019
  • Published: October 16, 2019
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780081026373
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128154359

About the Editors

Qiaoliang Bao

Qiaoliang Bao received his B. A. (2000) and M. E. (2003) degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from Wuhan University of Technology (China). He obtained his Ph.D. degree (2007) in Materials Physics and Chemistry from Wuhan University (China). He worked as postdoctoral fellow at Nanyang Technological University and National University of Singapore from 2007 to 2012. He is currently associate professor at Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Monash University. His research interests include synthesis and optical characterization of two-dimensional materials as well as their incorporation into photonic and optoelectronic devices. He has authored or co-authored more than 150 refereed journal articles with more than 15,000 total citations and an h-index of 50.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Monash University, Australia

Hui Ying Hoh

Dr Hui Ying Hoh started as an aspiring materials chemist at the National University of Singapore. During her study, she combined experimental and computational results to elucidate graphene and diamond surfaces. Later, she worked on utilizing the optical properties of graphene. Currently, she is a post-doctoral researcher in Shenzhen University, where she is investigating functional 2D materials for photonics and optoelectronics.

Affiliations and Expertise

Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Devices and Systems of Ministry of Education and Guangdong Province, College of Optoelectronic Engineering, Shenzhen University

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