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Title: Ag and Au atoms intercalated in bilayer heterostructures of transition metal dichalcogenides and graphene
Authors: İyikanat, Fadıl
Şahin, Hasan
Senger, Ramazan Tuğrul
Peeters, François M.
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
Abstract: The diffusive motion of metal nanoparticles Au and Ag on monolayer and between bilayer heterostructures of transition metal dichalcogenides and graphene are investigated in the framework of density functional theory. We found that the minimum energy barriers for diffusion and the possibility of cluster formation depend strongly on both the type of nanoparticle and the type of monolayers and bilayers. Moreover, the tendency to form clusters of Ag and Au can be tuned by creating various bilayers. Tunability of the diffusion characteristics of adatoms in van der Waals heterostructures holds promise for controllable growth of nanostructures. (C) 2014 Author(s). All article content, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
URI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4893543
https://hdl.handle.net/10602
ISSN: 2166-532X
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