3R-NbS2 (3R phase Niobium Disulfide)
3R-NbS2 is a metal. Note that NbS2 also exists in the 2H-NbS2 phase which is a metal and a superconductor with Tc ~6K. The layers are stacked together via van der Waals interactions and can be exfoliated into thin 2D layers. Niobium Disulfide belongs to the group-V transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDC).
The 3R phase NbS2 crystals produced at HQ Graphene have a typical lateral size of ~0.4 cm, trigonal/hexagonal shaped and have a metallic appearance.
|Crystal size||~4 mm|
|Unit cell parameters||a = b = 0.330 nm, c = 1.792 nm, α = β = 90, γ = 120°|
|Characterized by||XRD, Raman, EDX|
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The single crystal 3R NbS2 is characterized using:XRD: single crystal and powder X-ray diffraction (D8 Venture Bruker and D8 Advance Bruker)
EDX: Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy for stoichiometric analysis
Raman: 785 nm Raman system
Raman, XRD and EDX on 3R-NbS2:
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3R NbS2 (3R phase Niobium disulfide)
1. Hunyoung Bark et al., "ias-assisted atomic force microscope nanolithography on NbS2 thin films grown by chemical vapor deposition", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Volume 49, Number 48 (2016), link to article: