Elemental two-dimensional materials beyond graphene

Udo Schwingenschlögl, Jiajie Zhu, Tetsuya Morishita, Michelle J.S. Spencer, Paola De Padova, Amanda Generosi, Barbara Paci, Carlo Ottaviani, Claudio Quaresima, Bruno Olivieri, Eric Salomon, Thierry Angot, Guy Le Lay, Harold J.W. Zandvliet, L. C. Lew Yan Voon

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This review article summarizes a few of the papers presented during Symposium II of the International Conference of Pure and Applied Chemistry in July 2016. Properties of monolayers of silicene are first addressed, followed by multilayer silicene and, at the end, a discussion on germanene.
Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPhysical Sciences Reviews
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 20 2017

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KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledgements: This article is also available in: Ramasami, Computational Sciences. De Gruyter (2017), isbn 978-3-11-046536-5. The research by Udo Schwingenschlögl and Jiajie Zhu was supported by funding from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). The computations on the oxidation of silicene were carried out at the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) Facility at ANU, Australia, and at the Research Center for Computational Science, National Institute of Natural Sciences, Japan. Paola De Padova wishes to thank AixMarseille University, IMéRA, with the support of Labex RFIEA+ and ANR - Investissements d’Avenir, for the fellowship supporting her work from September 2015 to July 2016.


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