Band gap modifications of two-dimensional defected MoS2 Online publication date: Fri, 17-Apr-2015
by A.V. Krivosheeva; V.L. Shaposhnikov; V.E. Borisenko; J-L. Lazzari; N.V. Skorodumova; B.K. Tay
International Journal of Nanotechnology (IJNT), Vol. 12, No. 8/9, 2015
Abstract: The changes in structural and electronic properties, occurring in one monolayer of MoS2 at different concentrations of oxygen atoms doping and vacancies are investigated by means of ab initio computer simulation. The substitution of sulphur atoms by oxygen ones reduces the band gap for high concentrations only, transforming direct-gap semiconductor into an indirect one, whereas a smaller concentration of oxygen practically does not influence the gap. The presence of sulphur vacancies strongly reduces the band gap, leading to bands overlapping at high concentration and appearance of new bands at the gap region, which are determined by Mo 4d states with the mixture of S 3p states, at low concentrations.
Online publication date: Fri, 17-Apr-2015
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