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The Tight-Binding Approach and the Resulting Electronic Structure

  • Marcin Mucha-Kruczynski
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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

In this chapter, we describe the crystal and reciprocal lattices of bilayer graphene. We also discuss briefly the symmetry of the crystal lattice. We then introduce the tight-binding model for \(\pi \) electrons in bilayer graphene. We start with a general formulation valid for all points in the Brillouin zone and the resulting electronic structure. Next, we concentrate on the linear approximation of that model around the corners of the Brillouin zone.

Keywords

Brillouin Zone Neutrality Point Bilayer Graphene Interlayer Coupling Electronic Dispersion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsLancaster UniversityLancasterUK

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