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      Transition metal dichalcogenides; NbTe2 single crystal; EDAX; XRD.

    • Abstract


      NbTe2 is a member of transition metal dichalcogenide (TMDC) group. Single crystals of niobium ditelluride (NbTe2) have been grown by a chemical vapour transport technique using iodine as transporting agent. The composition of the grown crystals was confirmed on the basis of energy dispersive analysis by X-ray (EDAX) and remaining structural characterization was also accomplished by X-ray diffraction (XRD) studies. Lattice parameters, volume and X-ray density have been carried out for the grown crystals. The particle size for a number of reflections has been calculated using Scherrer’s formula.

    • Author Affiliations


      Neha Bhatt1 Rajiv Vaidya1 S G Patel1 A R Jani1

      1. Department of Physics, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar 388 120, India
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  • Bulletin of Materials Science | News

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