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Semiconductor Physics


Lifecycle:1 Jul 1977  →  Today
Organisation profile:

Electronic characterization of semiconductor interfaces (internal photoemission, electron spin resonance). Electronic properties of semiconductor interfaces and thin layers including low-dimensional systems. The modelling activities are focused on the first-principles simulations (based on density functional theory - DFT) of the structural, electronic and transport properties of various materials and heterostructures of potential interest for nanoelectronic applications. Presently, the main research activity concerns the DFT simulations of the properties of 2D materials and their van der Waals heterostructures, including Xenes (graphene, silicene, germanene and stanene), transistion metal (di)chalcogenides and 2D metal oxides. Special attention is given to the study of intrinsic and extrinsic defects in these 2D materials, and their impact on the electronic and transport properties of these materials

Keywords:Solid state physics, Electronic properties, Electron Density of states, Semiconductors
Disciplines:Condensed matter physics and nanophysics