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Title: Adhesion Energies of 2D Graphene and MoS 2 to Silicon and Metal Substrates

In this work, results for the adhesion energy of graphene and MoS 2 to silicon based and metal substrates using the intercalation of nanoparticles method are presented. In this method, nanoparticles are dispersed onto the substrates before transferring the 2D material onto the substrate. This causes a blister to form, the width and height of which can be measured by AFM. Using a simple model then allows for the adhesion energy to be found. The substrates tested are SiO 2, Si 3N 4, gold, and platinum. Gold is found to have the highest adhesion energy per area of 7687.10 and 1207.26mJm -2 for graphene and MoS 2 respectively.
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  1. Univ. of Pittsburgh, PA (United States). Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  2. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Materials Science Division
  3. Sungkyunkwan Univ., Suwon (Republic of Korea). Dept. of Energy Science; Inst. of Basic Science, Suwon (Korea, Republic of). Center for Integrated Nanostructure Physics
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357; ECCS 1709307; HRD 1434012
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physica Status Solidi. A, Applications and Materials Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 215; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1862-6300
Research Org:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE; National Science Foundation (NSF)
Country of Publication:
United States
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 42 ENGINEERING; adhesion; MoS2; graphene
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