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Transport anomaly at the ordering transition for adatoms on graphene

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Article number201401
Journal publication date17/05/2011
JournalPhysical review b
Number of pages4
Original languageEnglish


We analyze a manifestation of the partial ordering transition of adatoms on graphene in resistivity measurements. We find that the Kekule mosaic ordering of adatoms increases the sheet resistance of graphene due to a gap opening in its spectrum and that critical fluctuations of the order parameter lead to a nonmonotonic temperature dependence of resistivity with a cusp-like minimum at T = T-c

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©2011 American Physical Society