Role of Van der Waals Forces in Graphene Adsorption over Pd, Pt, and Ni

@article{Quiroga2013RoleOV,
  title={Role of Van der Waals Forces in Graphene Adsorption over Pd, Pt, and Ni},
  author={Matias Quiroga and Gabriela F. Cabeza},
  journal={Brazilian Journal of Physics},
  year={2013},
  volume={43},
  pages={126-129}
}
We report ab initio computations with the Vienna Ab initio Simulation Package (VASP) aimed at elucidating the adsorption mechanism of graphene-like structures on (111) Pd, Pt, and Ni surfaces. To study the adsorption properties, we simulate an already-formed graphene layer. We present a comparative discussion of the graphene interactions with the three metals, focusing on the very particular adsorption of graphene over Pd. 
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