Modulation of conductivity and contact resistance of ruo2 nanosheets via metal nano-particles surface decoration

Jongwon Kim, Seonhye Youn, Ju Young Baek, Dong Hwan Kim, Sumin Kim, Wooyoung Lee, Hee Jung Park, Juyoung Kim, Dong Won Chun, Sang Shik Park, Jong Wook Roh, Jeongmin Kim

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Abstract

We studied the variation in electrical conductivity of exfoliated RuO2 nanosheets and the modulation in the contact resistance of individual nanosheet devices using charge transfer doping effects based on surface metal nanoparticle decorations. The electrical conductivity in the mono-layer and bilayer RuO2 nanosheets gradually increased due to the surface decoration of Cu, and subsequently Ag, nanoparticles. We obtained contact resistances between the nanosheet and electrodes using the four-point and two-point probe techniques. Moreover, the contact resistances de-creased during the surface decoration processes. We established that the surface decoration of metal nanoparticles is a suitable method for external contact engineering and the modulation of the inter-nal properties of nanomaterials.

Original languageEnglish
Article number2444
JournalNanomaterials
Volume11
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021 Sept

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemical Engineering
  • General Materials Science

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