Understanding Disorder in 2D Materials: The Case of Carbon Doping of Silicene.

  title={Understanding Disorder in 2D Materials: The Case of Carbon Doping of Silicene.},
  author={Ricardo Pablo-Pedro and Miguel Angel Magana-Fuentes and Marcelo V. Videa and Jing Kong and Mingda Li and Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes and Troy Van Voorhis},
  journal={Nano letters},
We investigate the effect of lattice disorder and local correlation effects in finite and periodic silicene structures caused by carbon doping using first-principles calculations. For both finite and periodic silicene structures, the electronic properties of carbon-doped monolayers are dramatically changed by controlling the doping sites in the structures, which is related to the amount of disorder introduced in the lattice and electron-electron correlation effects. By changing the position of… 
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