Moiré pattern as a magnifying glass for strain and dislocations in van der Waals heterostructures

Cosma, Diana and Wallbank, John and Cheianov, Vadim and Falko, Vladimir (2014) Moiré pattern as a magnifying glass for strain and dislocations in van der Waals heterostructures. Faraday Discussions, 173. pp. 137-143. ISSN 1359-6640

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Abstract

We consider the role of deformations in graphene heterostructures with hexagonal crystals (including strain, wrinkles and dislocations) on the geometrical properties of moiré patterns characteristic for a pair of two incommensurate misaligned isostructural crystals. By employing a phenomenological theory to describe generic moiré perturbations in van der Waals heterostructures of graphene and hexagonal crystals we investigate the electronic properties of such heterostructures.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Faraday Discussions
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1600/1606
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 71638
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 06 Nov 2014 10:28
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2020 04:06
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/71638

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