The Sofer Group focuses on the research of layered two-dimensional materials including graphene and other monoelemental 2D materials like silicene, germanene, phosphorene and others as well as metal chalcogenides, halides, MXenes. We also have rich experience in the synthesis of high-quality materials suitable for subsequent exfoliation.
The research activities are aimed at the use of these materials in wide range of applications including energy storage and conversion, electrochemistry, electronics and optoelectronics and sensors of various kinds. Our collaborations are spanned all over the world and include some of the most recognized research groups.
Recent Developments on the Single Atom Supported at 2D Materials Beyond Graphene as Catalysts Two-dimensional (2D) layered materials have proven to be crucial platforms for anchored individual and isolated metal atoms acting as active single atom catalysts (SACs). Therefore, an accurate location of single atoms is essential for understanding the reaction mechanism and design of […]Read More »
A few-layer arsenene was successfully produced by low-potential anhydrous electrochemical exfoliation from orthorhombic arsenic. Exfoliation was carried out in the nonaqueous environment of Ν,N-dimethylformamide and ammonium hexafluorophosphate. In this cover image, a scanning electron microscopy photograph of the orthorhombic arsenic crystal is shown at the top. Exfoliation of the arsenic crystal has been driven by […]Read More »