Current developments in silicene and germanene

T. P. Kaloni, G. Schreckenbach, M. S. Freund, Udo Schwingenschlögl

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Exploration of the unusual properties of the two-dimensional materials silicene and germanene is a very active research field in recent years. This paper therefore reviews the latest developments, focusing both on the fundamental materials properties and on possible applications. © 2016 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)133-142
Number of pages10
Journalphysica status solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 18 2016

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Acknowledgements: Research reported in this publication was supported by the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). G.S. acknowledges funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC, Discovery Grant). M.S.F. acknowledges support by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, the Canada Research Chair program, Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), the Manitoba Research and Innovation Fund, and the University of Manitoba.


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