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Metal-free spin and spin-gapless semiconducting heterobilayers: monolayer boron carbonitrides on hexagonal boron nitride

Metal-free spin and spin-gapless semiconducting heterobilayers: monolayer boron carbonitrides on hexagonal boron nitride
Youwei Du, Yingchun Ding, Nujiang Tang, Hongzhe Pan, Yuanyuan Sun, Jie Chen, Hongyu Zhang
We show that the B4CN3/BN heterobilayer is a bipolar magnetic semiconductor while B3CN4/BN is a spin gapless semiconductor. The magnetic and spintronic properties of the two heterobilayers originate mainly from the 2pz electrons of the carbon atoms in the respective B4CN3 and B3CN4 layers.

Publisher URL: http://feeds.rsc.org/~r/rss/CP/~3/dZLNRBcavWk/C7CP01088E

DOI: 2017/CP/C7CP01088E

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