Fast Polymeric Functionalization Approach for the Covalent Coating of MoS2 Layers

01 March 2021, Version 1
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We present the covalent coating of chemically exfoliated molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) based on the polymerization of functional acryl molecules. The method relies on the efficient diazonium anchoring reaction to provoke the in situ radical polymerization and covalent adhesion of functional coatings. In particular, we successfully implement hydrophobicity on the exfoliated MoS2 in a direct, fast, and quantitative synthetic approach. This approach represents a simple and general protocol to reach dense and homogeneous functional coatings on 2D materials.


2D Materials
transition metal dichalcogenide nanomaterial
diazonium functionalization
covalent functionalizations

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