Controlling the vapour transport mode with sustained release of precursor species allows for the growth of single-crystalline black phosphorus and black phosphorus–arsenic thin films on the millimetre scale.
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Fortin-Deschênes, M., Xia, F. Synthesis of black phosphorus films. Nat. Mater. 22, 681–682 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-023-01548-7