Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics

, Volume 105, Issue 2, pp 397–403 | Cite as

Phonon dispersion in graphene

Electronic Properties of Solids


Taking into account the constraints imposed by the lattice symmetry, we calculate the phonon dispersion for graphene with interactions between the first and second nearest neighbors. We show that only five force constants give a very good fitting to the elastic constants and phonon frequencies observed in graphite.

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63.20.Dj 81.05.Uw 71.15.Mb 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Landau Institute for Theoretical PhysicsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institute of High Pressure PhysicsRussian Academy of SciencesTroitsk, Moscow oblastRussia

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