Conductance across strain junctions in graphene nanoribbons

  title={Conductance across strain junctions in graphene nanoribbons},
  author={Dario A. Bahamon and Vitor M. Pereira},
  journal={Physical Review B},
To address the robustness of the transport gap induced by locally strained regions in graphene nanostructures, the effect of disorder and smoothness of deformation is investigated within the Landauer-B\"uttiker formalism. The electronic conductance across strained junctions and barriers in graphene nanoribbons is calculated numerically, with and without various types of disorder, and considering smooth and sharp strain junctions. In contrast to electrostatic barriers in conventional systems… 

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