Special Issue “Synthesis, characterization and functional devices application of novel two-dimensional materials”

Special Issue Editors


Yu Zhou ,

* Correspondence: yu.zhou@csu.edu.cn

School of Physics and Electronics, Central South University; Changsha 410083, China

Interests: synthesis of low-dimensional materials, nanodevice fabrication, photodetectors and radiation detectors.

Shuang Yang

* Correspondence: syang@ecust.edu.cn

Key Laboratory for Ultrafine Materials of Ministry of Education, School of Materials Science and Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, 130 Meilong Road, Shanghai 200237, China

Interests: hybrid optoelectronic materials and devices and perovskite solar cells.

Yumeng Yang

* Correspondence: yangym1@shanghaitech.edu.cn

School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai 201210, China

Interests: physical properties of magnetic materials and informational devices; spintronic devices; new concept functional electronic devices.

Jizhong Song ,

* Correspondence: songjizhong@njust.edu.cn

College of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing 210094, China

Interests: Synthesis of nanomaterials and their opto-electronic properties; Nanomaterials for optoelectronic devices, such as light-emitting diodes, photodetectors, solar cells, and memories; Flexible and stretchable devices for wearable fields; Quantum dot light-emitting diodes; Light-emitting mechanism and carrier dynamics of semiconductor nanomaterials; Metal halide perovskite-based optoelectronic devices.

Special Issue Information

Aim and Scope: Differing from traditional three-dimensional materials, two-dimensional (2D) materials represented by graphene have attracted wide attentions in the academic and industrial communities, which have ultra-high-ratio surface area, quantum limit effect, symmetry breaking and other factors that created its novel physical and chemical properties. 2D materials have become the focus of condensed matter physics, materials science and chemistry research. In this special issues, we are going to collect the recent progress of synthesis, characterization and functional devices application on novel 2D materials.

Subtopics: Controlled synthesis and chemical modification of 2D materials; Advanced characterization and in-situ measurement of 2D materials; Structure-physical properties relationship study; Development of devices fabrication on 2D materials; Various devices application in the electronics, optoelectronics, energy fields and other functional devices.

Keywords: ultrathin 2D materials; novel synthesis; advanced characterization; structure-physical properties relationship; electronic and optoelectronic devices; other functional devices;

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 November 2020

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Published papers

This special issue is now open for submission.

Planned papers

(1) Monolayer MoTe2 as saturable absorber for ultrafast fiber laser

X. X. Han

School of science, Xi’an Polytechnic University, Xi’an Shaanxi, 710048, China

*Corresponding author: hanxiaoxiang@xpu.edu.cn

Abstract: Two dimensional materials have attracted great interest from basic research to practical applications due to their highly anisotropic layered structure. Here, we demonstrate the use of monolayer MoTe2 film as saturable absorber (SA) in a mode-locked fiber laser for the generation of ultrashort soliton pulses at the telecommunication band. The SA is synthesized by coating monolayer MoTe2 film on the pinhole of fiber pigtail and it can work stably at mode-locking state under all-range pump power, indicating that monolayer thin MoTe2 film is a suitable versatile SA material for ultrafast optics. Our new SA will benefit high-power pulsed laser, materials processing, and frequency comb spectroscopy.