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Optical constants of PtS2 (Platinum disulfide)
Ermolaev et al. 2021: 5 nm film; n,k 0.245–3.30 µm

Wavelength: µm

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]

n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Conditions & Spec sheet

n_is_absolute: true
wavelength_is_vacuum: true
film_thickness: 5e-9
substrate: sapphire
deposition_method: CVD


5 nm CVD PtS2.


G. A. Ermolaev, K. V. Voronin, M. K. Tatmyshevskiy, A. B. Mazitov, A. S. Slavich, D. I. Yakubovsky, A. P. Tselin, M. S. Mironov, R. I. Romanov, A. M. Markeev, I. A. Kruglov, S. M. Novikov, A. A. Vyshnevyy, A. V. Arsenin, V. S. Volkov. Broadband optical properties of atomically thin PtS2 and PtSe2, Nanomaterials 11, 3269 (2021) (Numerical data kindly provided by Georgy Ermolaev)


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Platinum disulfide, PtS2

Platinum disulfide (PtS2) is a layered transition metal dichalcogenide with a structure analogous to that of MoS2 and WS2. It exhibits unique electronic properties, making it of interest for potential applications in electronics and optoelectronics. The thin layers of PtS2 can exhibit semiconducting behavior with a direct bandgap, which is favorable for electronic and photodetection devices. The compound's intrinsic properties, combined with the inherent strength and chemical stability of platinum, suggest potential for its use in nanoscale devices, sensors, and other advanced applications. Additionally, in the context of optics and photonics, PtS2 thin films might be explored for use in photodetectors and modulators. However, research is ongoing to better understand and harness the unique characteristics of this material.

Other names

  • Platinum(IV) sulfide
  • Platinum sulfide
  • Platinic sulfide
  • Dithioxoplatinum
  • Bis(sulfanylidene)platinum

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