Mechanical Isolation of Highly Stable Antimonene under Ambient Conditions.

@article{Ares2016MechanicalIO,
  title={Mechanical Isolation of Highly Stable Antimonene under Ambient Conditions.},
  author={Pablo Ares and Fernando Aguilar-Galindo and David Rodr{\'i}guez-San-Miguel and Diego A Aldave and Sergio D{\'i}az-Tendero and Manuel Alcam{\'i} and Fernando Mart{\'i}n and Julio G{\'o}mez‐Herrero and F{\'e}lix Zamora},
  journal={Advanced materials},
  year={2016},
  volume={28 30},
  pages={
          6332-6
        }
}
Antimonene fabricated by mechanical exfoliation is highly stable under atmospheric conditions over periods of months and even when immersed in water. Density functional theory confirms the experiments and predicts an electronic gap of ≈1 eV. These results highlight the use of antimonene for optoelectronics applications. 

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