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Jul 27, 2022 | physical sciences

About this episode

By stacking layers of atom-thick materials on top of each other, researchers are opening up a whole host of exciting new possibilities for technology and scientific research. Particularly interesting properties in these 2D materials could be achieved by stacking three or more of these layers – but so far, the large-scale production of these structures has proven difficult. Using carefully applied techniques, Dr Jakub Sitek and his team at Warsaw University of Technology have made important steps towards overcoming this challenge.

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This SciPod is a summary of the paper ‘Three-step, transfer-free growth of MoS2/WS2/graphene vertical van der Waals heterostructure’, from 2D Materials. doi.org/10.1088/2053-1583/ac5f6d

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