Quantum Confinement of Dirac Quasiparticles in Graphene Patterned with Sub-Nanometer Precision.

  title={Quantum Confinement of Dirac Quasiparticles in Graphene Patterned with Sub-Nanometer Precision.},
  author={Eva Cort{\'e}s-Del R{\'i}o and Pierre Mallet and H{\'e}ctor Gonz{\'a}lez-Herrero and Jose L. Lado and Joaqu{\'i}n Fern{\'a}ndez-Rossier and Jos{\'e} M. G{\'o}mez‐Rodr{\'i}guez and Jean Yves Veuillen and Iv{\'a}n Brihuega},
  journal={Advanced materials},
Quantum confinement of graphene Dirac-like electrons in artificially crafted nanometer structures is a long sought goal that would provide a strategy to selectively tune the electronic properties of graphene, including bandgap opening or quantization of energy levels. However, creating confining structures with nanometer precision in shape, size, and location remains an experimental challenge, both for top-down and bottom-up approaches. Moreover, Klein tunneling, offering an escape route to… Expand
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