KAUST DepartmentPhysical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) Division
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AbstractSilicene is a two-dimensional allotrope of silicon with a puckered hexagonal structure closely related to the structure of graphene and that has been predicted to be stable. To date, it has been successfully grown in solution (functionalized) and on substrates. The goal of this review is to provide a summary of recent theoretical advances in the properties of both free-standing silicene as well as in interaction with molecules and substrates, and of proposed device applications.
CitationSilicene: Recent theoretical advances 2016, 3 (4):040802 Applied Physics Reviews
SponsorsL.C.L.Y.V. would like to thank The Citadel Foundation and the Traubert Chair for partially funding this work, and the NSF for funding that led to our research into silicene. Research reported in this publication was supported by funding from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
JournalApplied Physics Reviews