Formation of Silicene Nanosheets on Graphite.

Abstract

The extraordinary properties of graphene have spurred huge interest in the experimental realization of a two-dimensional honeycomb lattice of silicon, namely, silicene. However, its synthesis on supporting substrates remains a challenging issue. Recently, strong doubts against the possibility of synthesizing silicene on metallic substrates have been brought… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b06198

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