JETP Letters

, Volume 107, Issue 3, pp 163–167 | Cite as

Magnetic and Electronic Properties of h-BN Nanosheets with Nonmetal Atoms Adsorbed: an Ab Initio Study

  • M. Luo
  • H. H. Yin
  • J. H. Chu
Condensed Matter


The magnetic properties of the h-BN monolayer with nonmetal atoms are studied by ab initio methods. Different dopants (C, Cl, F, and O) and doping sites are considered. Magnetic behavior is observed in the twodimensional (2D) BN system with C, Cl, and O atoms. On the other hand, the O adsorbed system shows a more stable formed structure among above three magnetic materials, we study the ferromagnetic (FM) interaction in 2D-BN system with two O adatoms. Interestingly, as the O–O distance increases, the interaction between two O adatoms prefers to a long-range FM coupling. This phenomenon could be well described by a simple Heisenberg model.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsShanghai Polytechnic UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.School of Electronics and InformationNantong UniversityNantongChina

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