From 1D chain to 3D network: A new family of inorganic-organic hybrid semiconductors MO3(L)x (M = Mo, W; L = organic linker) built on perovskite-like structure modules

Xiao Zhang, Mehdi Hejazi, Suraj J. Thiagarajan, William R. Woerner, Debasis Banerjee, Thomas J. Emge, Wenqian Xu, Simon J. Teat, Qihan Gong, Ahmad Safari, Ronggui Yang, John B. Parise, Jing Li

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Abstract

MO3 (M = Mo, W) or VI-VI binary compounds are important semiconducting oxides that show great promise for a variety of applications. In an effort to tune and enhance their properties in a systematic manner we have applied a designing strategy to deliberately introduce organic linker molecules in these perovskite-like crystal lattices. This approach has led to a wealth of new hybrid structures built on one-dimensional (1D) and two-dimensional (2D) VI-VI modules. The hybrid semiconductors exhibit a number of greatly improved properties and new functionality, including broad band gap tunability, negative thermal expansion, largely reduced thermal conductivity, and significantly enhanced dielectric constant compared to their MO3 parent phases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17401-17407
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume135
Issue number46
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 20 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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