Two-dimensional transition-metal dichalcogenides semiconductors are attractive materials for optoelectric devices because of their direct energy bandgap and transparency. To investigate the feasibility of transparent p-n junctions, we have fabricated heterojunctions consisting of WSe2 and MoS2 since WSe2 and MoS2 with proper electrode metals exhibit p-type and n-type behaviors, respectively. These heterojunctions showed rectifying behaviors, indicating that p-n junctions were formed. In addition, photocurrent and photovoltaic effects were observed under light illumination, which were dependent on the gate voltage. Possible origins of gate-tunability are discussed.
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- Computer Science Applications
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering