Electronic properties of sculpturenes

Algharagholy, Laith and Pope, Tom and Bailey, Steven W. D. and Lambert, Colin J. (2014) Electronic properties of sculpturenes. New Journal of Physics, 16. ISSN 1367-2630

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Abstract

We investigate the electronic properties of sculpturenes, formed by sculpting selected shapes from bilayer graphene, boron nitride or graphene-boron nitride hetero-bilayers and allowing the shapes to spontaneously reconstruct. The simplest sculpturenes are periodic nanotubes, containing lines of non-hexagonal rings. More complex sculpturenes formed from shapes with non-trivial topologies, connectivities and materials combinations may also be constructed. Results are presented for the reconstructed geometries, electronic densities of states and current-voltage relations of these new structures.

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New Journal of Physics
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15 Dec 2014 10:13
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