Hydrogenation effect on magnetic single domains of high-temperature-deposited uniform CoxPd1−x/MoS2 flakes

Chak Ming Liu, Chuan Che Hsu, Wen Chin Lin*

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In this study, 6-nm CoxPd1−x alloy films were deposited on MoS2 flakes at a high temperature (HT) of 200 °C. The morphology and magnetic properties of these flakes was studied. In contrast to the nanoparticle assembly fabricated through room-temperature deposition, HT growth led to a relatively uniform coverage on MoS2 flakes with a roughness of less than 1 nm. The flat CoxPd1−x alloy films form magnetic single domains on individual MoS2 flakes. For 6-nm Co0.5Pd0.5 and Co0.35Pd0.65, the magnetic coercivity (Hc) was approximately 50 Oe. Co0.5Pd0.5/MoS2 exhibited more distinct azimuthal angle-dependent magnetic behavior than that of Co0.35Pd0.65/MoS2. The different angle-dependent Hc variation for various MoS2 flakes could be attributed to the shape and demagnetization effect at the edge. After hydrogen exposure, the Hc of Co0.5Pd0.5/MoS2 was enhanced by 30% ± 10% and the magnetic domains extended over the MoS2 flakes, which indicated that H absorption in Co0.5Pd0.5 bridges magnetic coupling across the MoS2 edge.

Original languageEnglish
Article number167911
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Publication statusPublished - 2021 Aug 1


  • 2D-materials
  • Hydrogenation
  • Magnetic domain
  • Thin film

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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