Inorganic Graphenylene: A Porous Two-Dimensional Material With Tunable Band Gap

  title={Inorganic Graphenylene: A Porous Two-Dimensional Material With Tunable Band Gap},
  author={Eric Perim and Ricardo Paupitz and Pedro Alves da Silva Atreto and Douglas Soares Galv{\~a}o},
  journal={Journal of Physical Chemistry C},
By means of ab initio calculations, we investigate the possibility of existence of a boron nitride (BN) porous two-dimensional nanosheet, which is geometrically similar to the carbon allotrope known as biphenylene carbon. The proposed structure, which we called inorganic graphenylene (IGP), is formed spontaneously after selective dehydrogenation of the porous boron nitride (BN) structure proposed by Ding et al. We study the structural and electronic properties of both porous BN and IGP, and it… Expand
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