Experiment

Instrument

  • (Scanning) Transmission electron microscope [(S)TEM]

  • Scanning electron microscope (SEM) + cathodoluminescence (CL)

      • Tutorial video (private link)
  • Atomic force microscope (AFM) / Magnetic force microscope (MFM) / Kelvin probe force microscope (KPFM)

  • Raman/Photoluminescence (PL) spectroscopy

  • Thermal evaporator

  • Electron-beam evaporator

  • Wire bonder

  • Probe station

  • Thermogravimetry (TGA) / Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)

      • Tutorial video (private link)
  • Glovebox

  • UV/Ozone cleaner

      • Tutorial video (private link)

Techniques

  • Chemical vapor deposition (CVD)

    • Graphene

    • MoS2

    • hBN

  • 2D materials transfer

    • Wet (PMMA) transfer

    • Dry/stage transfer

      • PC

      • PPC

      • PCL

      • PDMS

  • Ampoule sealing

  • Materials surface cleaning methods

    • Acetone

    • Thermal annealing

Simulations/computations

Electron microscope image simulation software

First-principles calculation and spectrum simulations

  • VASP (license required)

  • CASTEP (free software for academic license)

  • FEFF (license required)

Beam physics simulation

  • COSY Infinity (free software, academic license)