The Focusing of Electron Flow and a Veselago Lens in Graphene p-n Junctions.

Cheianov, Vadim V. and Altshuler, B. L. and Falko, Vladimir I. (2007) The Focusing of Electron Flow and a Veselago Lens in Graphene p-n Junctions. Science, 315 (5816). pp. 1252-1255. ISSN 0036-8075

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Abstract

The focusing of electric current by a single p-n junction in graphene is theoretically predicted. Precise focusing may be achieved by fine-tuning the densities of carriers on the n- and p-sides of the junction to equal values. This finding may be useful for the engineering of electronic lenses and focused beam splitters using gate-controlled n-p-n junctions in graphene-based transistors.

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Journal Article
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Science
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Our prediction of focusing of electrons by a np junction in graphene (by tuning carrier density on the two sides of the junction to equal values) leading to a possibility to engineer electronic lenses and focused beam splitters stimulated development of gate-controlled junctions in graphene-based transistors at Stanford, MPI-Stuttgart, Harvard. RAE_import_type : Journal article RAE_uoa_type : Physics
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02 Apr 2008 09:26
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