Optical Spectroscopic Studies on Mono-Layer MoS2

  • Nihit Saigal
  • Amlan Mukherjee
  • Sandip Ghosh
Conference paper
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


Mono-layer Molybdenum Disulphide (MoS2) crystalline films were obtained on SiO2/Si substrate by mechanical exfoliation. The layer thickness was verified using Raman spectroscopy and Reflectance Contrast spectroscopy. Low temperature (4.5 K) micro-photoluminescence (μ-PL) measurements were performed on the MoS2 samples using a setup we have built which has a spatial resolution of <2 μm. The PL spectra shows two distinct features, one associated with the direct interband transition as the K point of the Brillouin zone of MoS2 and the other most likely associated with a defect. These results are compared with other reports of PL measurements on mono-layer MoS2 crystals.


Photoluminescence Molybdenum disulphide 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Condensed Matter Physics and Materials ScienceTata Institute of Fundamental ResearchMumbaiIndia

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