Work Function Tuning in Two-Dimensional MoS 2 Field-Effect-Transistors with Graphene and Titanium Source-Drain Contacts

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Abstract

Based on the first principles calculation, we investigate the electronic band structures of graphene-MoS2 and Ti-MoS2 heterojunctions under gate-voltages. By simultaneous control of external electric fields and carrier charging concentrations, we show that the graphene's Dirac point position inside the MoS2 bandgap is easily modulated with respect to the co-varying Fermi level, while keeping the graphene's linear band structure around the Dirac point. The easy modulation of graphene bands is not confined to the special cases where the conduction-band-minimum point of MoS2 and the Dirac point of graphene are matched up in reciprocal space, but is generalized to their dislocated cases. This flexibility caused by the strong decoupling between graphene and MoS2 bands enhances the gate-controlled switching performance in MoS2-graphene hybrid stacking-device.

Original languageEnglish
Article number45546
JournalScientific reports
Volume7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Mar 30

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
SSB acknowledges supports from KISTI supercomputing center (Project No. KSC-2016-C2-0015). S.I. acknowledges financial supports from NRL (NRF-2014R1A2A1A01004815) and BK21 plus program. H.J.C. acknowledges supports from NRF of Korea (Grant No. 2011-0018306) and KISTI supercomputing center (Project No. KSC-2013-C3-062).

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