Topology-Scaling Identification of Layered Solids and Stable Exfoliated 2D Materials.

  title={Topology-Scaling Identification of Layered Solids and Stable Exfoliated 2D Materials.},
  author={Michael Ashton and Joshua Paul and Susan B. Sinnott and Richard G. Hennig},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={118 10},
The Materials Project crystal structure database has been searched for materials possessing layered motifs in their crystal structures using a topology-scaling algorithm. The algorithm identifies and measures the sizes of bonded atomic clusters in a structure's unit cell, and determines their scaling with cell size. The search yielded 826 stable layered materials that are considered as candidates for the formation of two-dimensional monolayers via exfoliation. Density-functional theory was used… Expand
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