Nano Research

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 1250–1258 | Cite as

Bilayered semiconductor graphene nanostructures with periodically arranged hexagonal holes

  • Dmitry G. Kvashnin
  • Péter Vancsó
  • Liubov Yu. Antipina
  • Géza I. Márk
  • László P. Biró
  • Pavel B. Sorokin
  • Leonid A. Chernozatonskii
Research Article


We present a theoretical study of new nanostructures based on bilayered graphene with periodically arranged hexagonal holes (bilayered graphene antidots). Our ab initio calculations show that fabrication of hexagonal holes in bigraphene leads to connection of the neighboring edges of the two graphene layers with formation of a hollow carbon nanostructure sheet which displays a wide range of electronic properties (from semiconductor to metallic), depending on the size of the holes and the distance between them. The results were additionally supported by wave packet dynamical transport calculations based on the numerical solution of the time-dependent Schrödinger equation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dmitry G. Kvashnin
    • 1
  • Péter Vancsó
    • 2
  • Liubov Yu. Antipina
    • 3
  • Géza I. Márk
    • 2
  • László P. Biró
    • 2
  • Pavel B. Sorokin
    • 1
    • 3
  • Leonid A. Chernozatonskii
    • 1
  1. 1.Emanuel Institute of Biochemical PhysicsMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Technical Physics and Materials ScienceResearch Centre for Natural SciencesBudapestHungary
  3. 3.Technological Institute of Superhard and Novel Carbon MaterialsTroitsk, MoscowRussia

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