Date of Award
Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering - (M.S.)
Committee for the Interdisciplinary Program in Materials Science and Engineering
N. M. Ravindra
Ken Keunhyuk Ahn
A 12 atom wide ZAZ Graphene Junction was simulated and its transport properties were analyzed. I-V curves, calculated by nonequilibrium Greens function method combined with the density functional theory under external bias, showed varying semiconducting characteristics. Further, the width of the junction also showed significant effects in the determination of the semiconducting nature. A theoretical study was performed on the semiconducting characteristics by analyzing the I-V curve and transport coefficients in the junction.
Parikh, Natasha, "Analysis of transport properties in a zaz graphene nanoribbon junction using various dopants" (2014). Theses. 190.