Optical Hall response of bilayer graphene: Manifestation of chiral hybridized states in broken mirror symmetry lattices

  title={Optical Hall response of bilayer graphene: Manifestation of chiral hybridized states in broken mirror symmetry lattices},
  author={V. Nam Do and Hoang Anh Le and Van Duy Nguyen and Dario Bercioux},
  journal={arXiv: Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics},
  • V. Do, H. Le, +1 author D. Bercioux
  • Published 22 September 2020
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics
Understanding mechanisms governing the optical activity of layered-stacked materials is crucial for designing devices aimed to manipulate light at the nanoscale. Here, we show that both the twisted and slid bilayer graphene are chiral systems able to deflect the polarization of the linear polarized light. However, only the twisted bilayer graphene supports the circular dichroism. Our calculation scheme, based on the time-dependent Schrodinger equation, is specifically efficient for calculating… 

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