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Interplay of electric field and disorder in Dirac liquid silicene

Craco, L., Carara, S. S. and Leoni, S. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4078-1000 2021. Interplay of electric field and disorder in Dirac liquid silicene. The European Physical Journal B 94 (2) , 47. 10.1140/epjb/s10051-021-00055-5

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Abstract

Layered materials with buckled structure offer a promising route to explore distinct phases of quantum matter. Using GGA + DMFT we reveal the complex interplay between perpendicular electric field and site-diagonal disorder in the Dirac liquid electronic state of silicene. The electronic structure we derive is promising in the sense that it leads to results that might explain why out-of-plane electric field plus moderate disorder can generate marginal Dirac valleys consistent with scanning tunneling spectroscopy of silicene on Ag substrates.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Chemistry
Publisher: Springer
ISSN: 1434-6028
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 10 February 2021
Date of Acceptance: 15 January 2021
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2022 10:08
URI: https://orca.cardiff.ac.uk/id/eprint/138408

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