Dirac Particles in Epitaxial Graphene Films Grown on SiC

  • Claire Berger
  • Xiaosong Wu
  • Phillip N. First
  • Edward H. Conrad
  • Xuebin Li
  • Michael Sprinkle
  • Joanna Hass
  • François Varchon
  • Laurence Magaud
  • Marcin L. Sadowski
  • Marek Potemski
  • Gérard Martinez
  • Walt A. de Heer
Part of the Advances in Solid State Physics book series (ASSP, volume 47)

Abstract

We report on the transport and structural properties of graphene layers grown epitaxially on hexagonal SiC. Experimentally, the charge carriers in epitaxial graphene are found to be chiral and the band structure is clearly related to the Dirac cone. To lowest order, epitaxial graphene appears to consist of stacked graphene sheets; the first layer is highly charged with the others carrying much lower charge.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claire Berger
    • 1
    • 2
  • Xiaosong Wu
    • 1
  • Phillip N. First
    • 1
  • Edward H. Conrad
    • 1
  • Xuebin Li
    • 1
  • Michael Sprinkle
    • 1
  • Joanna Hass
    • 1
  • François Varchon
    • 2
  • Laurence Magaud
    • 2
  • Marcin L. Sadowski
    • 2
  • Marek Potemski
    • 2
  • Gérard Martinez
    • 2
  • Walt A. de Heer
    • 1
  1. 1.School of physicsGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.CNRS-Institut NéelGrenoble Cedex 9France

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