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Stable in harsh environments

An oxygen-free method of growing transition metal selenides leads to atomically thin films with unprecedented robustness against the most hostile conditions.

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Fig. 1: Growth of wafer-sized MSe2 (with M = Nb, Ti) films and their stability in ambient and harsh conditions.


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Ugeda, M.M. Stable in harsh environments. Nat. Mater. 18, 539–540 (2019).

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