Group IV graphene- and graphane-like nanosheets

  title={Group IV graphene- and graphane-like nanosheets},
  author={Joelson Cott Garcia and Denille Brito de Lima and Lucy V. C. Assali and Jo{\~a}o Francisco Justo},
  journal={Journal of Physical Chemistry C},
We performed a first-principles investigation on the structural and electronic properties of group IV (C, SiC, Si, Ge, and Sn) graphene-like sheets in flat and buckled configurations and the respective hydrogenated or fluorinated graphane-like ones. The analysis on the energetics, associated with the formation of those structures, showed that fluorinated graphane-like sheets are very stable and should be easily synthesized in the laboratory. We also studied the changes of the properties of the… 

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