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Tungsten Disulfide (WS2) Few-Layer Film

CAS Number 12138-09-9

2D Semiconductor Materials, Low Dimensional Materials, Tungsten Disulfide

Product Code M2172F11-1EA
Price $525 ex. VAT

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Tungsten disulfide few-layer film, an outstanding full solar spectrum photocatalyst

For applications in electrodes, energy storage devices and photoelectrochemical cells

Few-layer tungsten disulfide (WS2) film has a 2D-layered structure with a narrow indirect bandgap of of 1.35 eV. In contrast, the monolayer film possesses a direct bandgap of 2.1 eV.

WS2 few-layer films possess very high NIR light photocatalytic activity. They also have strong UV and visible light photocatalytic activity, making them a valuable and outstanding full solar spectrum photocatalyst.

High Purity Tungsten Disulfide

High Purity

>99% Tungsten Disulfide Purity

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Tungsten Disulfide photocatalytic activity

Visible light photocatalytic activity

Strong UV and visible light photocatalytic activity


Due to its distinctive electron configuration and high specific surface area, few-layer tungsten disulfide nanosheets have potential applications in electrodes and energy storage devices, supercapacitors, and photoelectrochemical cells as a catalyst for hydrogen evolution reactions (HERs). With tunable electromagnetic absorption, it has practical applications against electromagnetic pollution. WS2 is also a great potential candidate in photothermal therapy for the ablation of cancer cells, when NIR light is absorbed and converted into heat.


High-quality tungsten disulfide few-layer films were grown directly on the substrates (sapphire) via the chemical vapour deposition (CVD) method.


WS2 few-layer films can be used for research purposes such as microscopic analysis, photoluminescence, and Raman spectroscopy studies. Few-layer WS2 films can also be transferred to other substrates.

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Technical Data

CAS Number 12138-09-9
Chemical Formula WS2
Molecular Weight 247.97 g/mol
Bandgap 1.4 - 2.01 eV
Synonyms Tungsten sulphide, Tungsten sulfide, Tungsten(IV) sulfide
Classification / Family Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs), 2D semiconductor materials, Nano-electronics, Nano-photonics, Materials science

Product Details

Substrate Sapphire
Product Code M2172F11
Size 1 cm × 1 cm*
Growth Method CVD synthesis
Appearance Transparent
Purity >99%
Transparency >97%
Coverage >95%
Number of Layers 2 - 5
Sheet Resistance N/A
Transfer Method Directly grown
Substrate Thickness 300 µm

*Other sizes available: up to 2 cm × 2 cm or 2 inches in diameter.

High-quality tungsten disulfide (WS2) few-layer films are available on Sapphire as standard. Different substrates of few-layer WSfilms, including SiO2/SiGlass, Silicon and Quartz are also available via custom order. 

Please contact us for more information regarding custom products.

    MSDS Document

    Tungsten Disulfide Few-Layer Film MSDSTungsten disulfide few-layer film

    Pricing Table

    Product code Substrate Size Quantity (EA) Price
    M2172F11 Sapphire 1 cm × 1 cm 1 £420

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