Lonsdaleite Films with Nanometer Thickness.

  title={Lonsdaleite Films with Nanometer Thickness.},
  author={Alexander G. Kvashnin and Pavel B. Sorokin},
  journal={The journal of physical chemistry letters},
  volume={5 3},
We investigate the properties of potentially the stiffest quasi-2-D films with lonsdaleite structure. Using a combination of ab initio and empirical potential approaches, we analyze the elastic properties of lonsdaleite films in both elastic and inelastic regimes and compare them with graphene and diamond films. We review possible fabrication methods of lonsdaleite films using the pure nanoscale "bottom-up" paradigm: by connecting carbon layers in multilayered graphene. We propose the… Expand

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