McCann, Edward and Abergel, David S. L. and Fal’ko, Vladimir I. (2007) Electrons in bilayer graphene. Solid State Communications, 143 (1-2). pp. 110-115. ISSN 0038-1098Full text not available from this repository.
Electrons in bilayer graphene possess an unusual property: they are chiral quasiparticles characterized by Berry phase 2pi. We review the tight-binding model of bilayer graphene which determines the band structure and low-energy quasiparticle properties of this material and we describe the optical manifestation of the existence of a pair of split-bands and low-energy branches in the bilayer spectrum. Then, we analyze the stability of a bilayer with respect to a ferroelectric transition and we model the self-consistent control of the interlayer asymmetry gap induced by a transverse electric field in a graphene-based field-effect transistor.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Solid State Communications|
|Additional Information:||The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Solid State Communications 143 (1-2), 2007, © ELSEVIER.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||A. Nanostructures ; D. Electronic band structure ; D. Optical properties ; D. Electronic transport|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited By:||Dr Edward McCann|
|Deposited On:||14 Aug 2008 09:24|
|Last Modified:||10 Dec 2016 01:11|
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