Physico-chemical characterization of hybridized graphene and boron-nitride layers

Authors

  • Paulina Raquel Martinez-Alanis
  • Antonio Alvarez de la Paz
  • Ruben Santamaria Academic Researcher Dept. of Theoretical Physics Institute of Physics, UNAM

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.13171/mjc7318101314-santamaria

Abstract

New materials can be created by modifying matter. In this work, we characterize graphene and boronnitride (BN) layers after doping them with BN and carbon dimers, respectively, in different amounts and with different spatial distributions. We provide the energetic description, electron density features, molecular electrostatic potential maps, net charge populations, and the speeds of propagating waves on the hybridized layers. We show the possibility of designing molecular electrostatic potentials from a spatially controlled doping. A strategy is illustrated on a BN hybrid layer with the adsorption of DNA nucleic acid bases.

Author Biography

Ruben Santamaria, Academic Researcher Dept. of Theoretical Physics Institute of Physics, UNAM

Academic Researcher, Level B (full time), Dept. of Theoretical Physics, Institute of Physics, UNAM

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Published

2018-10-13

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Physical Chemistry