MXenes for Nanophotonics


MXenes for Nanophotonics

Sabahat Urossha, S.S. Ali

Considerable attention has been paid to Mxenes which is a novel group of two-dimensional materials. Exceptional 2D layered microstructures make this family quite attractive for potential applications in a number of photoelectric applications along with their nonlinear optical and short electronic transport characteristics. This 2D group of materials comprises of transition metal carbides, carbonitrides, and nitrides having formula Mn+1Xn (where M = Sc, Ti, Zr, Hf, V, Nb, Ta, Cr, Mo, etc., and X = C and/or N). Owing to some unmatched features of Mxenes like hydrophilic surfaces and high conductivities (~6000–8000 S/cm), these can be implemented in potential applications such as catalysis, energy storage, and field effect transistors etc.

MXene, 2D Materials, Non-Linear Optical Behavior, Optoelectronic Properties, Photodetectors, Light Emitting Diodes

Published online 12/15/2023, 33 pages

Citation: Sabahat Urossha, S.S. Ali, MXenes for Nanophotonics, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 155, pp 48-80, 2024


Part of the book on Recent Advances and Allied Applications of Mxenes

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