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Silicane and germanane: tight-binding and first-principles studies

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Article number011005
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>15/04/2014
<mark>Journal</mark>2D Materials
Issue number1
Volume1
Number of pages7
<mark>State</mark>Published
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

We present a first-principles and tight-binding model study of silicane and germanane, the hydrogenated derivatives of two-dimensional silicene and germanene. We find that the materials are stable in freestanding form, analyse the orbital composition, and derive a tight-binding model using first-principles calculations to fit the parameters.

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