2D materials can broadly be grouped by their properties and potential applications. They are materials which consist of atomically thin layers weakly bonded to one another by van de Waals forces.
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- From 2D semiconductors in optoelectronics and nanotechnology to flexible electrodes, energy storage and anti-corrosion coatings, our 2D materials – including graphene and molybdenum disulfide – offer a broad range of applications.
- Explore potential uses in groundbreaking biomedical applications such as tissue engineering, sensors, and drug deliveries, as well as advanced aerospace applications.
- Graphene and its derivatives not only boast extraordinary properties but also come at a relatively low cost, opening new avenues for novel functionalities and product enhancement.
- Dive into the world of magnetic 2D materials, like the highly studied iron phosphorus trisulfide, often referred to as 'magnetic graphene'.
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Interest in 2D materials has increased dramatically since the successful mechanical exfoliation of graphene in 2004 by Novoselov and Geim.
2D materials can be created from a bulk material via several different methods, the simplest of which is mechanical exfoliation. Also known as the Scotch-tape method, the weak weakly van der Waals forces that bond the single-atom-thick layers in the material together can be overcome with a piece of sticky tape. More sophisticated methods like chemical vapour deposition can be used for larger and more uniform 2D flakes.