First principle study of structural, electronic and magnetic properties of silicon doped zigzag boron nitride nanoribbon

  • Amar Bahadur
  • Mohan L. Verma
  • Madhukar Mishra
Regular Article


Using first principle calculation, we investigate the structural, electronic and magnetic properties of silicon doped zigzag boron nitride nanoribbon (ZBNNR). Our results show that the shift in position of silicon doping with respect to the ribbon edge causes change in the structural geometry, electronic structure and magnetization of ZBNNR. The band gap of silicon doped ZBNNR is found to become narrower as compared to that of perfect ZBNNR. We find that band gap and magnetic moment of ZBNNR can be tuned by substitutional silicon doping position and doping concentration.


Mesoscopic and Nanoscale Systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amar Bahadur
    • 1
  • Mohan L. Verma
    • 2
  • Madhukar Mishra
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsKamla Nehru Institute of Physical and Social SciencesSultanpurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Applied PhysicsSSGIJunwaniIndia
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsBirla Institute of Technology and SciencePilaniIndia

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